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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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Anthologia Oxoniensis, decerpsit G. Linwood

Anthologia Oxoniensis - 1846
...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. Scott. LX. Jttelrosa....
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 762 pages
...silver edges the imagery, 364 And ihe scrolls lhal leach thee to live and die ; W hen distant Tweed ii heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave Then po! but go alone the while Then view St. David's ruined pile ! Arnl. hume returning, soothly...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 306 pages
...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. Scott. LX. Jttelrosa. Öl vis Melrosam, quam sit formosa, tueri, I, pete cum cœlo pallida luna nitet...
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The chronicles of England, France, Spain, etc, Volume 1

Jean Froissart - 1847
...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...alone the while Then view St. David's ruin'd pile; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair !" The eastern window of this venerable...
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A New and Popular Pictorial Description of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales ...

1847 - 557 pages
...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 sad and fair !" Dryburgh abbey,...
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The seasons, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847
...visiting Mclrose : " If thou wonidst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave." The owl, also, was formerly supposed to destroy infants. " Striges," remarks Lavaterus, " as they saye,...
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Readings for the young, from the works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1848
...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...alone the while Then view St David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! 216 SELECT MOTTOES AND IMAGES....
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History of Architecture: From the Earliest Times; Its Present Condition in ...

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1848 - 426 pages
...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...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 darkened roof...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. in Twelve Volumes: With All ...

Walter Scott - 1848 - 823 pages
...of ebon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die;1 When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, 1 The buttresses, ranged along the sides of the ruins of Melrose Abbey, are, according to the Gothic...
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The moon's histories

Moon - 1848
....scroll* that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to boot o'er the dead man's grave ; Then go but go alone the while To view St. David's ruined pile .' " . "I see the whale sport on Greenland's coast, and the flying...
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