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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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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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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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