Don Juan 05-019
Canto the Fifth

"On the rough deep. But this last blow --" and here
     He stopp'd again, and turn'd away his face.
"Ay," quoth his friend, "I thought it would appear
     That there had been a lady in the case;
And these are things which ask a tender tear,
     Such as I, too, would shed if in your place:
I cried upon my first wife's dying day,
And also when my second ran away:
George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron (1788-1824)