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SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY

BY LORD BYRON

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, was commonly known simply as Lord Byron. He was an English poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Amongst Byron'sbest-known works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, When We Two Parted, and So, we'll go no more a roving, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan. He is regardedas one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential. Listen to the poem She Walks in Beaut.

She walks in ABOUT THE POEM: This poem is somewhat of a love poem, expressinghow beautiful this woman that Lord Byron is looking at is. She combines opposites (or extremes) in perfect proportions in her looks and in her personality. Whether it is a true declaration of love or astatement of admiration (of her beauty) is left to the reader, since it's known that this poem was about his cousin, Mrs. Wilmot, whom he met at a party in a mourning dress of spangled black.

SHEWALKS IN BEAUTY

BY LORD BYRON

Here you have the poem. Please, complete it with the words missing: She walks in beauty, like the ____ Of _______climes and starry skies; And all that's best ofdark and ____ Meet in her ________ and her eyes: Thus _______ to that tender light Which heaven to ______day denies. One _____the more, one ray the less, Had half ______ the nameless grace Which waves inevery _____tress, Or softly ______o'er her face; Where thoughts _____sweet express How pure, how dear their _____-place. And on that______, and o'er that brow, So soft, so calm, yet ________, Thesmiles that win, the tints that____, But tell of days in _______spent, A mind at _______with all below, A heart whose love is________! Here you have the translation: Camina bella... Camina bella, como lanoche De climas despejados y de cielos estrellados, Y todo lo mejor de la oscuridad y de la luz Resplandece en su aspecto y en sus ojos, Enriquecida así por esa tierna luz Que el cielo niega al...
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