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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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Sir Walter Scott

William Shillinglaw Crockett, Sir James Lewis Caw - Authors, Scottish - 1903 - 44 pages
...Rhymer's Glen see page 20 Then 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. Abbotsford may be called the centre of Sir Walter Scott's Country. Originally it was a small farm named...
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Memories of a Red-letter Summer

Eleanor Childs Meehan - Europe - 1903 - 291 pages
...visit it by the pale moonlight; Then go, but go alone the while, To view Saint David's ruined pile. And home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair." But now we must take our departure, hoping some time to repeat our visit here, and go also to Burns'...
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Abbotsford: Painted by William Smith, Jr

William Shillinglaw Crockett - Abbotsford - 1905 - 224 pages
...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...— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! ' ' Rokeby,' as...
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The Last Chance: A Tale of the Golden West

Rolf Boldrewood - Australian fiction - 1905 - 461 pages
...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 to hoot 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,...
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ABBOTSFORD

WILLIAM SMITH, JR., W.S. CROCKETT - 1905
...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 to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then go—but go alone the while— Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear...
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Maple Leaves: A Budget of Legendary, Historical, Critical, and Sporting ...

Sir James MacPherson Le Moine - Birds - 1894
...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...— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! " Here is what...
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Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet

Walter Scott - 1906 - 559 pages
...framed of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live night, When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead and die ; Then go—but go alone the while— Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; •And, home returning,...
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English Studies in Interpretation and Composition for High Schools

Myra Soper Woodley, Oscar Israel Woodley - English language - 1906 - 331 pages
...thee live and die. ****** Then 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 ! — SCOTT. In the following quotations the writers refer to various color impressions. Select these...
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A Summer Vacation

Lucia Ellen Barney Downing - Europe - 1907 - 75 pages
...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...— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile; And home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair." But, unwillingly,...
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