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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - Edinburgh review (1802) - 1846 - 762 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 glimmers while ; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower; When buttress and...
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A New and Popular Pictorial Description of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales ...

Great Britain - 1847 - 557 pages
...Go vieit 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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History of Architecture: From the Earliest Times; Its Present Condition in ...

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - Architecture - 1848 - 426 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,...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 Parson, Pen, and Pencil: Or, Reminiscences and Illustrations ..., Volume 3

George Musgrave Musgrave - Paris (France) - 1848
...eminently beautiful by full moonlight. " For the fair 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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The moon's histories

Moon - 1848
...Go visit it by my pale clear 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 my cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower. When buttress and buttress, alternately,...
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The Christian pilot and gospel moralist, ed. by G. Harris, Volume 1

George Harris - 1849
...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 silver...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 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...central tower: When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem'd framed of ebon and ivory: When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to...
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Staffa and Iona described and illustrated

Staffa - 1850
...description of the great minstrel, by appropriating it to the lonely ruins of the Blessed Isle : — ' When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on...tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem formed of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery. And the scrolls that teach thee to live and...
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...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 each shafted oriel 2 glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...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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