Byron: And here I thought you that contradiction in terms: an intelligent woman! [first lines] Tour Guide: And there, ladies and gentlemen, on the other side of the lake we have the famous Villa Diodati where Lord Byron, greatest living English poet, resides in exile. Romantic, scholar, duelist, best-selling author of Childe Harold, he was forced to leave his native land after many scandals including incest and adultery with Lady Caroline Lamb. "Mad, bad and dangerous to know" she called him. [the guide squeezes a lady's hand and points] Tour Guide: Bedroom - top right.