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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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Staffa and Iona described and illustrated

Staffa - 1850
...When silver edges the imagery. And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When the distant sea is heard to rave. And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead...grave; Then go— but go alone the while — Then view lona's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair.' The Chapter-house...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the serolls that teaeh 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 — bnt go alone the while — Then view St David's rnin'd pile ;'* And, home retnrning, soothly swear,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...of ebon and ivory: When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; . Hart, late Carey & Hart gr»vt, Then go—but go alone the while— Then view Saint David's ruin'd pile; And, home returning,...
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Memoir, Letters, and Poems of Bernard Barton

Bernard Barton - 1850 - 393 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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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...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 ! SIR W. SCOTT. CHAPTER XXXVIII....
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 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, sooibly swear, LOVE OF COUNTRY. Breathes there a man with soul so...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; Wien gain. John Gilpio was a citizen Of credit and renown, A train-band captain eke was be ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair t The moon on the...
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The Baptist children's magazine (ed. by J.F. Winks).

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1836
...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...dead man's grave : Then go — but go alone the while — And view St. David's rained pile." MELBOSE is a town in Scotland, on the river Tweed, thirty five...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...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 to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then RO — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly...
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Literature: I. Robert Burns, II. Sir Walter Scott, III. Lord Byron

John Ebenezer Bryant, Seymour Eaton - 1899 - 297 pages
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imag'ry, 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 made the mountains...
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