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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 Fourth Reader: For the Use of Schools

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Readers - 1839 - 312 pages
...moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins THE SET OF DIAMONDS. 137 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 Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 27

1840
...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....When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower." ST. Martin's abbey (la Badia di San Martino) lies at the distance of four miles...
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Melrose and Its Vicinity: Being an Account of Such Objects of Historical and ...

Abbeys - 1841 - 196 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, Seemed framed of ebon and ivory ; When...
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Ancient and modern York; a guide

Robert Rouière Pearce - 1841 - 164 pages
....Go view it by the pale moon light ; (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 glimmers white ; "When buttress and buttress alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory, When silver edges the imagery ; Then...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
...lightsome day Gild, but to flout, ibe nuns gray. When the broken arches ore black in night, And etch shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central lower; When bnliressand buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory; When silver edges the...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - English poetry - 1843 - 448 pages
...For the gay beams of lightsome day Go visit it by the pale moon-light; 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; And the...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart., Containing Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1843 - 624 pages
...the gay heams of lightsome day Gild, hut to flout, the ruins gray. When the hroken archea ;ir- hlack in night) And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When huttress and huttress, alternately, Seem framed of ehon and ivory; When...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...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...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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins hout society, without enjoyment. And if the sovereign,...service of his subjects, the labour of the state suff ruined central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; When...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; 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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