Letter of Lord Byron to Lady Caroline Lamb, 29 April 1813

Byron wrote frankly to Lamb when he decided their relationship must end. This broke Lamb's heart and she threatened revenge. However, he had firmly and decisively made his mind up.


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her you have no claim. — You will
settle — as you please — the arrangement
of this conference — I do not leave
England till June — but the sooner
it is over the better — I once wished
for your own sake Ly M. to be pre=
sent — but if you are to fulfil
any of your threats in word or deed —
we had better be alone — my

yrs ever —