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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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When dish`0. demi man's grave, Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St David's ruined pile ; And, home...
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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 Ivanhoe, which begins with a journey...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...When silver edges the imagery. And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed \s heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead...alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ! And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! JAMES MONTGOMERY. JAMES MONTGOMERY...
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Rural sketches and poems, chiefly relating to Cleveland

John Walker Ord - Cleveland (England) - 1845 - 80 pages
...imagery, And the scrolls that teach us to live or die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owl to hoot o'er the dead man's grave ; Then go — but...alone the while — Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene, so sad, so fair." Lay of the Last Minstrel....
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Szwecya: wspomnienia jesienne z roku 1833. Wyd. 2., popr. ; i Pisma rozmaite

Aleksander Przezdziecki - Sweden - 1845 - 265 pages
...of ehon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery. And the serolls that teach tbee 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 ruin'd pile; And, home returning, soothly swear,...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: With Ballads, Songs, and Miscellaneous Poems

Walter Scott - Scottish poetry - 1845 - 352 pages
...ebon and ivory; When silver edges the infagery, 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, 1 The buttresses, ranged along the sides of the ruins of Melrose Abbey, are, according to the Gothic...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 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 ! 72 dAMES MONTGOMERY. JAMES...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, Aud 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, sootb.lv swear, Was never scene so sad and fair!" — p. 35, 36....
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Chambers' Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts, Volume 10

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...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 ! TIME. [From " The...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse - 1846 - 306 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. Scott. 8l vis Melrosam,...
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