Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, ed. John D. Jump (London 1975), p. 38. Lady Hester met Byron during her visit to Athens in 1812, but it seems each of them gained a negative impression of the other. Cf. Meryon, Memoirs, Vol. 3, pp. 218–9, and “Famous in My Time”: Byron’s Letters and Journals, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (London, 1973), Vol. 2, p. 21.