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" 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 heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then go —... "
The Living Age ... - Pagina 248
1866
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Staffa and Iona described and illustrated

Staffa - 1850
...owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave; Then go— but go alone the while — Then view lona's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair.' The Chapter-house is a little, dark, vaulted chamber, with four stalls on each side. Above it was, probably,...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem fram'd of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery,...returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! SIR W. SCOTT. CHAPTER XXXVIII. HOHENLINDEN. , ON Linden when the sun was low, All bloodless lay the...
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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland

1851 - 543 pagina’s
...When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then go—but go alone the while— Then view St. David's ruin'd...returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair !" Within the Abbey lie the remains of many a gallant warrior and venerable priest. A large slab of...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...hoot o'er the dead man's grave, 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 t The moon on the east oriel shone, Through slender shafts of shapely stone, By foliaged tracery combined...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pagina’s
...hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then RO — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fiiir! LOVE OF COUNTRY. Breathes there a man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 144 pagina’s
...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 ;...returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair! %obe of flatti1t (f ounlrj). From the Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto VI. BREATHES there the man with...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852
...o'er the deĞd man'Ğ grave ; 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 !" -pp. 35, 36. In the following passage he is less ambitious ; and confines himself, аз an ancient...
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A Step from the New World to the Old, and Back Again: With ..., Volume 1

Henry Philip Tappan - 1852
...o'er the dead man's grave, 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 !" There •was no bright moon, but there was a soft summer twilight, and so I rose and took a stroll,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

1852
...hoot o'er the dead man's gravef 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 ! Short halt did Deloraine make there ; Little recked he of the scene so fair. With dagger's hilt,...
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poems and letters

bernard barton - 1853
...granted; but instead of the usual ending, " Then go — but go alone the whileThen view St. David's rain'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear Was never scene so sad and fair ! " the poet had penned this amusing variation, Then go — and meditate with awe On scenes the author never...
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