Harvard Classics

Byron and Goethe, by Giuseppe Mazzini

January 5, 2022

Mazzini labored for the freedom of Italy, but was exiled. Byron and Goethe also battled for liberty. Mazzini wrote an essay in which he compared Byron to a soaring eagle and Goethe to a contented stork. (Volume 32, Harvard Classics)

Byron arrived in Greece to fight for Greek freedom, Jan. 5, 1824.