Origin of Byronic
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The germ of Byronism may be clearly detected already in the Wertherism of those times.
It was perhaps partly one of the general results of the Revolutionary insanity earlier, partly a symptom or sequel of Byronism.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury
And Chopin, so dandified in his Byronism; the dreamy poet of those who suffer from neurosis!His Masterpiece|Emile Zola
Byronism, interposed Litvinov, the romanticism of the thirties.Smoke|Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
So it is with the great convulsion of Nature which was known as Byronism.Twelve Types|G.K. Chesterton
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"]