In this beloved marble view,
Above the works and thoughts of man,
What Nature could, but would not, do,
And Beauty and Canova can!
Beyond imagination's power,
Beyond the Bard's defeated art,
With immortality her dower,
Behold the Helen of the heart!
More verses by George Gordon Byron
- Answer To A Beautiful Poem, Entitled 'The Common Lot'
- On My Wedding-Day
- Condolatory Address To Sarah, Countess Of Jersey, On The Prince Regent's Returning Her Picture To Mrs. Mee
- Lines In The Travellers' Book At Orchomenus
- Well! Thou Art Happy