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Lady Byron Vindicated

A history of the Byron controversy from its beginning in 1816 to the present time

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Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 100,546 / 292 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.5
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 853
Added to site: 2005.12.09
mnybks.net#: 12142
Genre: History
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essage; that when he asked the reason why, she refused to state any; and that when this step gave rise to a host of slanders against him she silently encouraged and confirmed the slanders. His claim was that he was denied from that time forth even the justice of any tangible accusation against himself which he might meet and refute.

He observes, in the same article from which we have quoted:--

'When one tells me that I cannot "in any way justify my own behaviour in that affair," I acquiesce, because no man can "_justify_" himself until he knows of what he is accused; and I have never had--and, God knows, my whole desire has ever been to obtain it--any specific charge, in a tangible shape, submitted to me by the adversary, nor by others, unless the atrocities of public rumour and the mysterious silence of the lady's legal advisers may be deemed such.'

Lord Byron, his publishers, friends, and biographers, thus agree in representing his wife as the secret author and abe

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