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" When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; When distant Tweed is heard... "
The Lafayette Monthly - Page 227
1872
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 25

Periodicals - 1844 - 288 pages
...edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and dio When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then...— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Wan never scene so sad and fair ! Sui WALTER SCOTT....
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844 - 540 pages
...the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave ;...— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile! And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair!" — p. 35, 36. In...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844 - 110 pages
...the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then...— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile : And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! SCOTT'S LAY OF...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1844 - 738 pages
...teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the demi man's g 0. ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair 1 The moon on the...
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The Living Age, Volume 317

Literature - 1923 - 850 pages
...Streams on the ruined central tower. Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile; And home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair! . . . The art of his novels is an equally superficial one, as in Ivanhoe, which begins with a journey...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man'» ould endow them with every species of virtue, and free them from e ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so nad and fair ! The moon on the...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 558 pages
...the imagery. And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed \s heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave ;...returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! JAMES MONTGOMERY. JAMES MONTGOMERY is the most popular of the religious poets who have written in...
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Rural sketches and poems, chiefly relating to Cleveland

John Walker Ord - Cleveland (England) - 1845 - 434 pages
...imagery, And the scrolls that teach us to live or die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owl to hoot o'er the dead man's grave ; Then go — but...returning, soothly swear, Was never scene, so sad, so fair." Lay of the Last Minstrel. Beneath Dryburgh's sculptured gloom, in the low recess of woods,...
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Szwecya: wspomnienia jesienne z roku 1833. Wyd. 2., popr. ; i Pisma rozmaite

Aleksander Przezdziecki - Sweden - 1845 - 276 pages
...the imagery. And the serolls that teach tbee to live and die; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then go — bnt go alone the while — Then view St- David's ruin'd pile; And, home returning, soothly swear,...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: With Ballads, Songs, and Miscellaneous Poems

Walter Scott - Scottish poetry - 1845 - 382 pages
...scrolls, bearing appropriate texts of Scripture. Most of these statues have been demolished. Vol.. I. 6 Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile;1 And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! II. Short halt did Deloraine...
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