I wanted to see you again, touch you, know who you were, see if I would find you identical with the ideal image of you which had remained with me and perhaps shatter my dream with the aid of reality. -  Dom Claude Frollo of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

I wanted to see you again, touch you, know who you were, see if I would find you identical with the ideal image of you which had remained with me and perhaps shatter my dream with the aid of reality. - Dom Claude Frollo of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

Who could resist his power? ...- in fine, he knew so well how to use the serpent's art, or such was the will of fate, that he gained her affections.- Lord Ruthven of The Vampyre (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

Who could resist his power? ...- in fine, he knew so well how to use the serpent's art, or such was the will of fate, that he gained her affections.- Lord Ruthven of The Vampyre (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.- Dorian Gray of The Picture of Dorian Gray (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.- Dorian Gray of The Picture of Dorian Gray (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

“Either you go to America with Mrs. Van Hopper or you come home to Manderley with me." "Do you mean you want a secretary or something?" "No, I'm asking you to marry me, you little fool.” - Maxim de Winter from Rebecca (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

“Either you go to America with Mrs. Van Hopper or you come home to Manderley with me." "Do you mean you want a secretary or something?" "No, I'm asking you to marry me, you little fool.” - Maxim de Winter from Rebecca (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

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The Byronic Hero - by ©ifourdezign *NEW more varied formats available at Fine Art America and Pixels.com PLEASE DO NOT EDIT OR REPIN UNCREDITED #DavidTennant #Broadchurch #DIAlecHardy

“It is these black clothes,” said Strange. “I am like a leftover piece of funeral, condemned to walk about the Town, frightening people into thinking of their own mortality.” - Jonathan Strange of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

“It is these black clothes,” said Strange. “I am like a leftover piece of funeral, condemned to walk about the Town, frightening people into thinking of their own mortality.” - Jonathan Strange of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

I am alone and miserable: man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create. — the Monster; Victor Frankenstein and The Monster (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

I am alone and miserable: man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create. — the Monster; Victor Frankenstein and The Monster (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

If I am the phantom, it is because man's hatred has made me so. If I am to be saved it is because your love redeems me. - Erik from Phantom of the Opera (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

If I am the phantom, it is because man's hatred has made me so. If I am to be saved it is because your love redeems me. - Erik from Phantom of the Opera (Top 20 Byronic Heroes in Literature)

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