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" If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 231
1805
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...rest, again began. CANTO SECOND. I. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright,* Go visit it by the pale moonlight : For the 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 Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...beauty was as brief. MELROSE ABBEY. IF thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white 3 When the cold...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...beauty was as brief. MELROSE ABBEY. IF thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout the ruins gray. VENICE. :#r When the broken arches arc black in nighi, And each shafted oriel glimmers white...
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Sketches of Society in Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Charles Samuel Stewart - Great Britain - 1834
...— " If thou woulds't view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; ABBOT9FORD. 77 For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted Oriel glimmers white: When the cold...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...brief. MELROSE ABBEY. IF ihou wouldst view fair ftlelrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight 5 For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...brief. MELROSE ABBEY. IF thou wouldst view fair Melrosc arigiit, Go visit it by ihe pale moonlight j For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 14; Volume 62

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1835
...opening of one of the cantos : — " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go, visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild but to flout the ruins grey," &c. In consequence of this admonition, many of the most devout pilgrims to the ruin could not be contented...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1835
...opening of one of the cantos : — " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go, visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild but to flout the ruins grey," &c. In consequence of this admonition, many of the most devout pilgrims to the ruin could not be contented...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 158

English essays - 1835
...countenances, are no more to be seen. We " If thou would' st view Melrose aright, Go, visit it at pale moonlight, For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout the ruins grey," &c. from this enchanted dream; and find ourselves listening to Sir Charles Wetherell on the Corporation...
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The Republic of Letters: A Selection, in Poetry and Prose, from ..., Volume 4

Alexander Whitelaw - Literature - 1835
...in his Ley of the Lest Minstrel. If thou wonldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are dark in nigh', And each shafted oriel glimmers white j When the cold...
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