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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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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau über die neuesten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - 1820 - 741 pages
...silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls tJiat teach thee to live and die ; lVlien distant Tweed in heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grai'e, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David' s ruined pile • And, honte returning...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

1822 - 388 pages
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thec 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 LAST SONG, Supposed to...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - 1822
...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. Is it not obvious,...
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Description of the Abbeys of Melrose and Old Melrose, with Their Traditions

John Bower (of Melrose.) - 1822 - 125 pages
...When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thcc to live and die ; When distant Twted is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave ; Then go — but go alone the whileThen view St David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soot hly swear, Was never scene so sad...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1823
...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 ! n. Short halt did Deloraine...
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The London Magazine, Volume 7

1823
...ebon and ivory ; When sDver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; \Vhen distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave. . • Warton, in his History of Poetry, informs his reader that " there was a species of short measure...
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The Visitors' New Guide to the Spa of Leamington Priors, and Its Vicinity ...

William Thomas Moncrieff - 1824 - 318 pages
...white; , When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruin d central tower; Then gaze thy fill, and home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair. Kenilworth Castle, as it now stands, presents a vast and magnificent range of ruins, seated proudly...
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The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - 1825 - 740 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 to hoot o'er the dead man'igrave, Then go — but go alone the whileThen view St. David's ruined pile; And, home returning,...
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The natural and artificial wonders of the United Kingdom, by J ..., Volume 3

sir Richard Phillips - 1825
...o'er the dead man's grave, Then gr> — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's mined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair I The roof of the chancel, of which a part is still remaining, was supported by clustered pillars, the...
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The picture of Scotland

Robert Chambers - 1827
...And the scrolls that teach thee 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...alone the while — .Then view St David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair. * * • * By a steel-clench'd...
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