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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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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...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 ! SIR W. SCOTT. CHAPTER XXXVIII....
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 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, sooibly swear, LOVE OF COUNTRY. Breathes there a man with soul so...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; Wien gain. John Gilpio was a citizen Of credit and renown, A train-band captain eke was be ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair t The moon on the...
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The Baptist children's magazine (ed. by J.F. Winks).

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1851
...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...dead man's grave : Then go but go alone the while And view St. David's rained pile." MELBOSE is a town in Scotland, on the river Tweed, thirty five...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...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 to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then RO but go alone the while Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly...
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Literature: I. Robert Burns, II. Sir Walter Scott, III. Lord Byron

Seymour Eaton - 1899 - 297 pages
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imag'ry, 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 made the mountains...
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Home Study Circle

Seymour Eaton - 1899 - 295 pages
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imag'ry, 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 made the mountains...
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Notes and Queries

1899
...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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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Poems and ballads

Walter Scott - 1900
...buttresses, ranged along the sides of the ruins of Melrose Abbey, are, according to the Gothic style, richly When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet...alone the while Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; l And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! II. Short halt did Deloraine...
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British Poets of the Revolution Age: (Burns, Byron, Moore, Scott, Shelley ...

William Clarke Robinson - 1900 - 188 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 ! Certainly not a bad...
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