Buzfuz (Serjeant), the pleader retained by Dodson and Fogg for the plaintiff in the celebrated case of “Bardell v. Pickwick.” Serjeant Buzfuz is a driving, chaffing, masculine bar orator, who proved that Mr. Pickwick’s note about “chops and tomato sauce” was a declaration of love; and that his reminder “not to forget the warming-pan” was only a flimsy cover to express the ardour of his affection. Of course, the defendant was found guilty by the enlightened jury. (His junior was Skimpin.)—Dickens: The Pickwick Papers (1836).

Buzzard (The), in The Hind and the Panther, by Dryden (pt. iii.), is meant for Dr. Gilbert Burnet, whose figure was lusty (1643–1715).

Bycorn, a fat cow, so fat that its sides were nigh to bursting, but this is no wonder, for its food was “good and enduring husbands,” of which there is good store. (See Chichi-Vache.)

Byron (Lord). His life has been often written; for example, by T. Moore (the poet) in 1830; also by Dallas, Galt, Lake, Brydges, Armstrong, etc.

Byron (The French), Alfred de Musset (1810–1857).

Paul de Musset has gone to rejoin his brother the French Byron.—Edw. About: To the Athenaum (July 3, 1880).

The Polish Byron, Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855).

The Russian Byron, Alexander Sergeivitch Puschkin (1799–1837).

Byron (Miss Harriet), a beautiful and accomplished woman of high rank, devotedly attached to sir Charles Grandison, whom ultimately she marries.—Richardson: Sir Charles Grandison (1753).

Byron and Mary. The “Mary” of Bryon’s song is Miss Chaworth. Both Miss Chaworth and lord Byron were wards of Mr. White. Miss Chaworth married John Musters, and lord Byron married Miss Milbanke of Durham; both equally unhappy.

I have a passion for the name of “Mary.”
For once it was a magic name to me.
   —Byron: Don Juan, v.4 (1820).

Byron and Teresa Guiccioli. This lady was the wife of count Guiccioli, an old man, but very rich. Moore says that Bryon ‘never loved but once, till he loved Teresa.”

Byron and the Edinburgh Review. It was Jeffrey and not Brougham who wrote the article which provoked the poet’s reply.

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