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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 Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852 - 782 pages
...to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlei to hoot o'er the de«d man'« grave ; 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 !" -pp. 35, 36. In...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: on the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 800 pages
...edges 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...David's ruin'd pile; And, home returning, soothly sweur, Was never scene so sad and fair ! Tlie tame. LOVE OF COUNTRY SCOTLAND. Breathes there a man...
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poems and letters

bernard barton - 1853
...granted; but instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the whileThen view St. David's rain'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this amusing variation, Then go — and meditate with awe On scenes the author...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 680 pages
...scrolls that teach thee to live and When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'erthe dead man's grave, 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 I THE MEMORY OF THE...
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Famous Authors and the Best Literature of England and America ...: Together ...

William Wilfred Birdsall, Rufus Matthew Jones - American literature - 1897 - 602 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 ! BOAT SONG. "THE...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897 - 666 pages
...hoot o'er the dead man's frave, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's rained pile ; And home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! THE MEMORY OF THE BARD. CALL it not vain : — they do not err, Who say, that when the Poet dies,...
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Lord Byrons Mazeppa. Eine Studie

D. Englaender - 1897 - 116 pages
...beginnend, den Anblick des schönen Melrose und seiner Umgebung im Moudlichte, um dann zu schliessen: And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair! (II, 1). In dieser Beziehung steht Byron, wie aus einer früheren Erörterung hervorgeht, seinem Vorbilde...
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Home Study Circle

Seymour Eaton - 1899 - 338 pages
...the imag'ry, 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." Scott made the mountains...
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Literature: I. Robert Burns, II. Sir Walter Scott, III. Lord Byron

1899 - 328 pages
...the imag'ry, 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." Scott made the mountains...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1899 - 810 pages
...canonization, ' a sore aaint to the crown.' " Annotating the couplet in 'Lay of the Last Minstrel,' ii. 1, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile, Scott speaks of the description as " the wellknown observation of his successor." In 'Tales of a Grandfather,"...
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