Lady Byron Vindicated: A History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time

Lady Byron Vindicated: A History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time

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Lady Byron Vindicated: A History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time

Lady Byron Vindicated: A History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time

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In proving what I asserted in the first chapter, I make four points: 1st. A concerted attack upon Lady Byron's reputation, begun by Lord Byron in self-defence. 2d. That he transmitted his story to friends to be continued after his death. 3d. That they did so continue it. 4th. That the accusations reached their climax over Lady Byron's grave in Blackwood of 1869, and the Guiccioli book, and that this reopening of the controversy was my reason for speaking.

And first I shall adduce my proofs that Lady Bryon's reputation was, during the whole course of her husband's life, the subject of a concentrated, artfully planned attack, commencing at the time of the separation and continuing during his life. By various documents carefully . . .

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