She Walks in Beauty
by George Gordon, Lord Byron
She Walks in Beauty Women and Femininity Quotes
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Or softly lightens o'er her face; (line 10)
Byron has said that the woman's whole "aspect" is beautiful, but now he's trying to put his finger on exactly what makes her facial expression so gorgeous.
And on that cheek, and o'er that brow, (line 13)
Now Byron's attempting to break down her beauty, one piece at a time, in order to understand it. It's like he's dissecting her beauty.