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Childe Harold

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A man sated of the world, who roams from place to place to flee from himself. The “childe” is, in fact, Lord Byron himself, who was only twenty-one when he began, and twenty-eight when he finished the poem. In canto i. (1809), he visited Portugal and Spain; in canto ii. (1810), Turkey in Europe; in canto iii. (1816), Belgium and Switzerland; and in canto iv. (1817), Venice, Rome, and Florence.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Chicken (plural chickens)
Chicken of St. Nicholas (The)
Chicken-hearted
Chien
Chien de Jean de Nivelle (Le)
Child
Child of God (A)
Child of the Cord
Childe
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Children
Chilenos
Chilian
Chiliasts [kiliasts]
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Chillon
Chilminar and Balbec
Chiltern Hundreds (The)
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