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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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The Spell of Scotland

Keith Clark - Scotland - 1916 - 345 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." The moon did not...
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The Writing and Reading of Verse

Clarence Edward Andrews - Poetics - 1918 - 327 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. (Lay of the Last...
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Works, Volume 23

Walter Scott - 1923
...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...grave, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view Saint David's ruined pile; 2 And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! II...
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The Magic Carpet: Poems for Travelers Selected by Mrs. Waldo Richards...

Mrs. Waldo Richards - American poetry - 1924 - 510 pages
...buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery, [ 151 1 When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet...Then go — but go alone the while —• Then view Saint David's ruined pile; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair! SIR...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...ebon and ivory; 10 When silver edges the imagery,4 And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; liam McClelland Saint David's ruined pile; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene* so sad and fair! Short...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...ebon and ivory; I0 When silver edges the imagery, 4 And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; for I did not much think against it; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, where it would go—but go alone the while— Then view Saint David's ruined pile; And, home returning, soothly swear...
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The Living Age, Volume 317

1923
...the ruined central tower. 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! . . . The art of his novels is an equally superficial one, as in Ivanhoc, which begins with a journey...
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A Short History of English Versification from the Earliest Times to the ...

Max Kaluza - English language - 1911 - 396 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! (W. Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel II, Iff.) And he saw the lean dogs beneath the wall Hold o'er...
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Scott, Chaucer, and Medieval Romance: A Study in Sir Walter Scott's ...

Jerome Mitchell - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 268 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 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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T. R. Malthus: The Unpublished Papers in the Collection of Kanto ..., Volume 2

T. R. Malthus - Business & Economics - 2004
...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 Poetical Works of Sir...
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