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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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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With the Author's Introduction and Notes

Walter Scott - 1917 - 981 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...shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncêrtainshower Streams on the ruin'd central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem...
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The Writing and Reading of Verse

Clarence Edward Andrews - Poetics - 1918 - 327 pages
...beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in the 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; When...
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Side Lights on the Bench and Bar of Chester County

Wilmer W. MacElree - Chester County (Pa.) - 1918 - 433 pages
...about them. " If thou we midst visit fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight, When its broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white." "Take that advice," said he, on one occasion, "and moreover put money in thy purse." I never took his...
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Works, Volume 23

Walter Scott - 1923
...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 Magic Carpet: Poems for Travelers Selected by Mrs. Waldo Richards...

Mrs. Waldo Richards - American poetry - 1924 - 510 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...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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European Literature in the Nineteenth Century

Benedetto Croce - European literature - 1924 - 373 pages
...the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey. When the broken arches are blank in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ;...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower . . . Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. \Vin n the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the mined central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; When...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...aright Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins and banquet both they 3 glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When...
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The Living Age, Volume 317

1923
...the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. Where the broken arches are blank in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain power Streams on the ruined central tower. Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's...
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Scott, Chaucer, and Medieval Romance: A Study in Sir Walter Scott's ...

Jerome Mitchell - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 268 pages
...visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of lightsome day (jild, but to flout, the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each...tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem fram'd of ebon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and...
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