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" When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory... "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 325
by Walter Scott - 1833
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Literature: I. Robert Burns, II. Sir Walter Scott, III. Lord Byron

John Ebenezer Bryant, Seymour Eaton - 1899 - 297 pages
...the gay beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray, MELROSE ABBEY FROM THE SOUTHEAST. When the broken arches are black in night, And each...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seemed framed of ebon and ivory ; When...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Scott

Sir Walter Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1900 - 582 pages
...aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; m When...
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British Poets of the Revolution Age: (Burns, Byron, Moore, Scott, Shelley ...

William Clarke Robinson - English poetry - 1900 - 188 pages
...visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each...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...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - Digital images - 1900 - 582 pages
...And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory; 10 When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; When distant Tweed...
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Bermondsey: Its Historic Memories and Associations

Edward T. Clarke - Bermondsey (London, England) - 1901 - 270 pages
...Go visit it by the pale moonlight : For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, its ruins gray ; When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white," etc. And thus the Night of Time closed in around St. Saviour's Abbey. Saxon Cross fixed in the Watt...
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The Influence of "Gothic" Literature on Sir Walter Scott

Walter Freye - Gothic revival (Literature) - 1902 - 63 pages
...be recalled by imagination — tears of penitence, which had been Gild but to flout the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each...uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower; When butress and butress alternately, Seem framed of ebou and ivory When silver edges the imagery, And the...
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Composition and Rhetoric Based on Literary Models

Rose Mary, Kavana, Arthur Beatty - English language - 1902 - 423 pages
...it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each...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...
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Anthology of English Poetry: Beowulf to Kipling

Robert Naylor Whiteford - English poetry - 1903 - 432 pages
...visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. 5 When the broken arches are black in night, And each...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, 10 Seem framed of ebon and ivory ;...
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Sir Walter Scott

William Shillinglaw Crockett, Sir James Lewis Caw - Authors, Scottish - 1903 - 44 pages
...Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flcut, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmeis white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; Rhymer's...
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Sir Walter Scott

William Shillinglaw Crockett, Sir James Lewis Caw - Authors, Scottish - 1903 - 44 pages
...Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmeis white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; Rhymer's...
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