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" When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; 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... "
English verse for repetition, with notes by W.B. Stanford - Page 23
by William Bedell Stanford - 1873 - 104 pages
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 25

1805
...The havoc of the feudal war, Shall never, never be forgot WILLIAM of DELORAIX£, [From the same.] I. IF thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...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...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 33

1812
...Melrose in the first stanza of the second canto, the poet finely observes : " Ir'thou would'st view fa:r Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day, did but to flout, the ruins gr-y ; When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 6

1805
...would'ft view fair Melrofe aright, Go vifit it by the pate moon-light j For the gay beams of lightfome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in niglit, And each- fliafted oriel glimmers whit; ; When the cold light's uncertain (bower Streams on...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Sir Walter Scott - Minstrels - 1805 - 332 pages
...again began. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. I. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...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...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...opens with a picture of the Abbey of Melrose, almost as Highly wrought as the work which it pourtraysj If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pal ц moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey, When the...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volume 3

1806
...for the beautiful and sublime, will be charmed with his description of Melrose abbey. If thou wonHst View fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; When buttress and .buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory j When...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...the beautiful and sublime, will be charmed with his description of Mel rose abbey. If thou wonldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the rums gray. When the 'broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1806
...abbey. If thon wooldat view fair МГеЬтя* aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the g*y beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broten arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncertain...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Walter Scott - 1807 - 340 pages
...began. THE LAY OP THE LAST MlNSTREL. CANTO SECOND. THE LAY OF THE LAST MlNSTREL. CANTO SECOND. I. 1F thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it...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...
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A tour through Holland: along the right and left banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Netherlands - 1807 - 468 pages
...brightened the scene: frequently we were enveloped in solemn gloom, When the broken arches are as black as night, And each shafted Oriel glimmers white, When the cold light's uncertain show'r, Streams on the min'd central tow'r. Lay of the last Minstrel. 2M CHAPTER XXIV. THE YOUNG CONSCRIPT...
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