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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... "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 325
by Walter Scott - 1833
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Sketches of Society in Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Charles Samuel Stewart - 1834
...teach thee to live and die: Then go — but go alone the while — Then view Saint David's ruined pile; And home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair!" We passed sufficiently near to Abbotsford, to satisfy, in a degree at least, our curiosity in reference...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1834 - 415 pages
...o'er the dead man's grave, Then go, — hut go alone the while — Then view St David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! VENICE. THERE is a glorious city in the sea ; The sea is in the broad, the narrow streets, Ebbing...
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The lay of the last minstrel. Illustr. ed

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1835
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet...— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! II. Short halt...
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The Republic of Letters: A Selection, in Poetry and Prose, from ..., Volume 4

Alexander Whitelaw - 1835
...And the scrolls that teach thce to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the howlet to hoot o'er the 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. * * • * By a steel-clench...
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Sketches of Society in Great Britain and Irleand, Volumes 1-2

Charles Samuel Stewart - 1835
...that teach theeto live and die: Then go— but go alone the whileThen view Saint David's ruined pile; And home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair!" We passed sufficiently near to Abbotsford, to satisfy, in a degree al least, our curiosity in reference...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 22

Robert Walsh - 1837
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach tbee to live and die; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet...grave, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view Saint David's ruined pile; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair !" The...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 44

1838
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet...— 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 second couplet...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1838
...When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thec to live and die ; When distant Tweed ia heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead...— 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 second couplet...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - 1838 - 443 pages
...of ebon and ivory: When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and (fie-j When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet...the dead man's grave, Then go — but go alone the whileThen view Saint David's ruined pile; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1841 - 823 pages
...ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ;-' When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet...alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ;' And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! II. Short halt did Deloraine...
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