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" When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory... "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 325
by Walter Scott - 1833
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 25

1805
...visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And...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...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 33

1812
...beams of lightsome day, Gild but to flout, the ruins grjy ; When the broken arches are black insight, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold...uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower, When huttress and buttress, alternately, •Seem fram'd of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery,...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Sir Walter Scott - 1805 - 332 pages
...Go visit it by the pale moon-light; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And...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...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1805
...; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey, When the broken arches arc black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertnin shower Streams on the ruined central towsr ; When butlresaand buttress, alicrnately, Seem...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...the beautiful and sublime, will be charmed with his description of Mel rose abbey. If thou wonldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower 4 When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of. ebon and ivory.; When...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; When buttress and .buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory j When...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1806
...moon-light ; For the g*y beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broten arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; When buttress and buitrees, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and' ivory ; When...
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A Tour Through Holland: Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - 1807 - 468 pages
...brightened the scene: frequently we were enveloped in solemn gloom, When the broken arches are as black as night, And each shafted Oriel glimmers white, When the cold light's uncertain show'r, Streams on the min'd central tow'r. Lay of the last Minstrel. 2M CHAPTER XXIV. THE YOUNG CONSCRIPT...
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A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - 1807 - 301 pages
...brightened the scene: frequently we were enveloped in solemn gloom, When the broken arches are as black as night, And each shafted Oriel glimmers white, When the cold light's uncertain show'r, Streams on the ruin'd eentrul tow'r. Lay of the last MinstrelCHAPTER XXIV. THE YOUNG CONSCRIPT...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1812
...visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; 2 When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; When...
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