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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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Readings for the young, from the works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1848
...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 ! 216 SELECT MOTTOES AND IMAGES....
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History of Architecture: From the Earliest Times; Its Present Condition in ...

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - Architecture - 1848 - 426 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...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." " The darkened roof...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. in Twelve Volumes: With All ...

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1848 - 823 pages
...of ebon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die;1 When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, 1 The buttresses, ranged along the sides of the ruins of Melrose Abbey, are, according to the Gothic...
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The moon's histories

Moon - 1848
....scroll* that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to boot o'er the dead man's grave ; Then go — but go alone the while — To view St. David's ruined pile .' " . "I see the whale sport on Greenland's coast, and the flying...
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Readings for the Young from the Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1848
...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, Was never scene so sad and fair ! SELECT MOTTOES AND IMAGES. REMORSE — she ne'er forsakes us — A bloodhound stanch — she tracks...
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The Christian pilot and gospel moralist, ed. by G. Harris, Volume 1

George Harris - 1849
...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 ruined pile. And home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair." The general dissolution...
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Selections from the Poems and Letters of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton - 1849 - 363 pages
...Melrose Abbey by moonlight : the petition was good-naturedly granted ; but instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear ' Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this...
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Selections from the Poems and Letters of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton, Edward FitzGerald - 1849 - 363 pages
...Melrose Abbey by moonlight : the petition was good-naturedly granted ; but instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this amusing...
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Selections from the Poems and Letters of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton, Edward FitzGerald - 1849 - 363 pages
...instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this amusing variation, Then go — and meditate with awe On scenes the author...
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...stone-work - - tracer. 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, eoothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair! Scott's Lay of the...
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