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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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Melrose and Its Vicinity: Being an Account of Such Objects of Historical and ...

Abbeys - 1841 - 196 pages
...his Lay of the Last Minstrel. ' 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 ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncertain shower...
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The Ladies' Pearl: A Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1841
...recollect the Lay of the Last Minstrel. If thnu would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the paie moon-light, For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. We saw it by star-light, and then by eun-light. It is worth looking at as a ruin, aside from...
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Ancient and modern York; a guide

Robert Rouière Pearce - 1841 - 164 pages
...persons were present. of If them would'st view fair Mary's aright, .Go view it by the pale moon light ; (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 buttress...
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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland: With an Accurate Travelling Map ...

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Scotland - 1842 - 500 pages
...corner of the churchyard ; but " 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 ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncertain shower...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...Septemher, I832. SCOTT. MELROSE ABBEY. If thou wouldst view fair Melrosc aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild...but to flout the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncertain shower...
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Travels in Europe and the East: Embracing Observations Made During a Tour ...

Valentine Mott - Electronic books - 1842 - 452 pages
...author of Ivanhoe thus speaks : " If tbou wooldst 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. " From thence we proceeded a little farther on to Dryburg Abbey, where all that there is of mortal...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...September, 1832. SCOTT. 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 rums grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - Lawyers - 1843 - 496 pages
...in the ruins of Melrose Abbey :— ' If you would 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.' And surely if Melrose, with all the associations of romantic history clinging to its relicts,...
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The Living Age, Volume 317

1923
...description of Melrose Abbey : — 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 ruins gray. 'Where the broken arches are blank in night. And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...which he presents to the eye : — " 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 ; When the cold...
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