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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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Melrose and Its Vicinity: Being an Account of Such Objects of Historical and ...

Abbeys - 1841 - 196 pages
...scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When the distant tweed is heard to rave. And the how let 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 seen so sad and fair. By a steel clenched...
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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland: With an Accurate Travelling Map ...

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Scotland - 1842 - 500 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...alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! " Within the Abbey lie the...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 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...alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! » * * * The pillar'd arches...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
...of ebon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery, And ibe scrolls that leach thee to live and die;T When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man 8 grave, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ;t And, home...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart., Containing Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1843 - 624 pages
...When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and dle;a When distant Tweed ia heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grava, Then go— hut go alone the while — Then view St David's ruined pilei't' And, home returning,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 88

1866
...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 sentiment soon, in fact, came...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...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'S LAY OF...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...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!" — p. 35, 36. In...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 25

Periodicals - 1844
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and dio 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 Wan never scene so sad and fair ! Sui WALTER SCOTT....
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...ebon and ivory ; When silver edge« the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; tever may be the consequence of such a miraculous transformation of mank man'» grave, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St David's ruined pile ; And, home returning,...
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