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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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Readings for the Young from the Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1848
...o'er the dead man's grave, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! SELECT MOTTOES AND IMAGES. REMORSE — she ne'er forsakes us — A bloodhound stanch — she tracks...
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The Christian pilot and gospel moralist, ed. by G. Harris, Volume 1

George Harris - 1849
...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...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 general dissolution...
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Selections from the Poems and Letters of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton, Edward FitzGerald - 1849 - 363 pages
...Melrose Abbey by moonlight : the petition was good-naturedly granted ; but instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear ' Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this...
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Selections from the Poems and Letters of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton, Edward FitzGerald - 1849 - 363 pages
...Melrose Abbey by moonlight : the petition was good-naturedly granted ; but instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this amusing...
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Selections from the Poems and Letters of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton, Edward FitzGerald - 1849 - 363 pages
...instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this amusing variation, Then go — and meditate with awe On scenes the author...
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...stone-work - - tracer. 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, eoothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair! Scott's Lay of the...
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Staffa and Iona described and illustrated

Staffa - 1850
...When silver edges the imagery. And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When the distant sea is heard to rave. And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead...grave; Then go— but go alone the while — Then view lona's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair.' The Chapter-house...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1850 - 528 pages
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the serolls that teaeh 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 go — bnt go alone the while — Then view St David's rnin'd pile ;'* And, home retnrning, soothly swear,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1850 - 760 pages
...of ebon and ivory: When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; . Hart, late Carey & Hart gr»vt, Then go—but go alone the while— Then view Saint David's ruin'd pile; And, home returning,...
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Memoir, Letters, and Poems of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton - 1850 - 393 pages
...Melrose Abbey by moonlight: the petition was good-naturedly granted ; but instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair !" the poet had penned this amusing...
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