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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, Aud 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, sootb.lv swear, Was never scene so sad and fair!" — p. 35, 36....
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Chambers' Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts, Volume 10

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...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 ! TIME. [From " The...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse - 1846 - 306 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. Scott. 8l vis Melrosam,...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse - 1846 - 306 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. Scott. LX. Jttelrosa....
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - Edinburgh review (1802) - 1846 - 762 pages
...silver edges the imagery, 364 And ihe scrolls lhal leach thee to live and die ; W hen distant Tweed ii heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave Then po! — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ! Arnl. hume returning, soothly...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse - 1846 - 306 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. Scott. LX. Jttelrosa. Öl vis Melrosam, quam sit formosa, tueri, I, pete cum cœlo pallida luna nitet...
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The chronicles of England, France, Spain, etc, Volume 1

Jean Froissart - Great Britain - 1847
...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...alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair !" The eastern window of this venerable...
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A New and Popular Pictorial Description of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales ...

Great Britain - 1847 - 557 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 «о sad and fair !" Dryburgh abbey,...
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The seasons, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847
...visiting Mclrose : — " If thou wonidst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave." The owl, also, was formerly supposed to destroy infants. " Striges," remarks Lavaterus, " as they saye,...
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