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" Such dusky grandeur clothed the height Where the huge Castle holds its state, And all the steep slope down Whose ridgy back heaves to the sky, Piled deep and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town... "
Cassell's Old and New Edinburgh: Its History, Its People, and Its Places
by James Grant - 1880
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register, Volume 26

British periodicals - 1808
...proud Like that which streaks a thunder-cloud, Sucrndusky grandeur clothed the height Where the hug; castle holds its state} And all the steep slope down, Whose ridgy back heaves to the sky, PiUd deep an<i massy close and higtt Mine own roountic town. CASTO V. On descending from the hills...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 70

English literature - 1808
...lustre proud, Like that which streaks a thunder cloud. Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge castle holds its state, And all the steep slope down, Whose ridgy back heaves to the slcy, Viled deep and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town. But northward far, with purer blaze,...
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Marmion;: A Tale of Flodden Field

Walter Scott - Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513 - 1808 - 377 pages
...lustre proud, Like that which streaks a thunder-cloud. Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge castle holds its state, And all the steep...and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town ! But northward far, with purer blaze, On Ochil mountains fell the rays, And as each heathy top they...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 1

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...lustre proud Like that which streaks a thunder cloud Such dusky grandeur clothed the heightj Where the huge castle holds its state, And all the steep...sky, Piled deep and massy, close and high, Mine own romantick, town ! Hut northward far, with purer blaze, V On Ochil mountains fell the rays, And as each...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

1809
...lustre proud Like that which streaks a thunder cloud. Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge castle holds its state, And all the steep...slope down, Whose ridgy back heaves to the sky, Piled dee]) and massy, close and high. Mine own romantick town! But northward far, with purer blaze, On Ochil...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq: Marmion; a tale of Flodden field

Sir Walter Scott - 1813
...lustre proud, Lake that which streaks a thunder-cloud. Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge castle holds its state, And all the steep...and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town ! But northward far, with purer blaze, On Ochil mountains fell the rays, And as each heathy top they...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1818
...lustre proud, Like that which streaks a thunder-cloud. Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge castle holds its state, And all the steep slope down, Whose ridgy hack heaves to the sky, Piled deep and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town ! But northward...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, Volume 4

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...smoke-wreaths, huge and slow, That round her sable turrets flow, Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge castle holds its state, And all the steep...and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town ! But northward far, with purer blaze, On Ochil mountains fell the rays, And as each heathy top they...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 6

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1821
...beams were shed, And tinged them with a lustre proud, Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge Castle holds its state, And all the steep...and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town. ! But northward far, with purer blaze, On Ochil mountains fell the rays, And as each heathy top they...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1822
...lustre proud Like that which streaks a thunder-cloud : Such dusky grandeur clothed the height, Where the huge castle holds its state And all the steep...and massy, close and high, Mine own romantic town !' To ' adapt' the Parthenon to this scene, we must begin by blotting out every memorial of Scottish...
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