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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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Wordsworth-Tennyson

William Stebbing - English poetry - 1907
...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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Poetical Works

Sir Walter Scott - 1908 - 970 pages
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; battle on the plain ; Spears shook, and falchions...Crests rose, and stoop'd, and rose again, Wild and di ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! Short halt did Deloraine make...
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The Poetic Old-world: A Little Book for Tourists

Lucy Humphrey Smith - Europe - 1908 - 513 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 ! Sir Walter Scott....
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Great Rivers of the World: As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

Esther Singleton - Rivers - 1908 - 358 pages
...the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When the distant Tweed is heard to rave And the howlet 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 Was never scene so sad and fair." Before leaving this...
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Great Rivers of the World: As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

Esther Singleton - Rivers - 1908 - 358 pages
...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 Was never scene so sad and fair." Before leaving this section of the Tweed, we must not forget to mention that the Knights Templars had...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 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 ! 804. LOVE IN peace,...
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Englische metrik in historischer entwicklung

Max Kaluza - English language - 1909 - 384 pages
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The Chautauquan: A Weekly Newsmagazine, Volumes 58-59

Chautauquas - 1910
...framed 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 !" THE EILDON HILLS...
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The Chautauquan, Volumes 59-60

1910
...framed 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...go— but go alone the while — Then view St David's mined pile; And home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair !" THK EILDON HILLS The...
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English Composition & Essay-writing...

Jas. WM. Miller - English language - 1910 - 113 pages
...effect of lonely quiet by the introduction and contrast of the only two sounds to be heard : — " When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave. " Life and colour also are given to a landscape by the description of rural employments, such as ploughing,...
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