Edward, on the other hand, is a brooding, self-absorbed Byronic hero with ice-cold hands.
Adam Mickiewicz waged a war for Polish independence on what were essentially Byronic principles.
This book was an excellent antidote to the Byronic fever, then at its height.
He dares attack with Byronic boldness every idol that his enemies worship.
His neck was long and feminine, and stuck up grotesquely much above a sort of Byronic collar held together by a black stock tie.
I did not ride him again for some days, and when I did, I found him steeped in Byronic gloom.
It is impossible to comprehend the Byronic craze which swept cool-headed England off her feet during the regency.
Thus, ever in perplexity, I must abjure the theory of Byronic merit.
Then arose that mighty race of Romantic poets who proclaimed with Byronic fire the gospel of nature and passion.
It was, in reality, the Byronic attitude transposed to the Paris boulevards.
1823, pertaining to or resembling British poet George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824).
Perfect she was, but as perfection is
Insipid in this naughty world of ours,
Where our first parents never learn'd to kiss
Till they were exiled from their earlier bowers,
Where all was peace, and innocence, and bliss
(I wonder how they got through the twelve hours),
Don Jose like a lineal son of Eve,
Went plucking various fruit without her leave.
[from "Don Juan"]