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Soon after the formation of the Committee Lord Byron
one of its members, spontaneously offered his services to
proceed as the representative of the Committee to Greece &
to devote his time, his , his fortune to a cause
which he had, in truth, wonderfully assisted by the
enthusiasm of his genius & "wedded" to "his" own "immortal
sense. In the difficult circumstances in which he was
frequently placed he bore himself with great generosity
and discretion. If in any thing he erred, it was that
his record affection for Mavrocordato induced him to attack himself individually to him, & to remain at Missolonghi,
detached from many of the influential chiefs of Greece –
whom he might undoubtedly have controlled & have subdued
their partisan differences to the common cause. If Lord
Byron instead of continuing at Missoulonghi had
withdrawn to Salona or Argos, & there gathered round him
the principal placed chiefs, – we think his master mind
would have subdued, or at all events have deserted in a
less pernicious course, those dissensions which have so often
waited the enemies & destroyed the fair prospects of Greece.
The death of Lord Byron was an awful calamity both for


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110

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015

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001

Titles

Category

collectanea

Number of Pages

2

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

f9 /

Penner

sir john bowring

Watermarks

w weatherley

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Paper Producer

fr2

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Notes public

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36005

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