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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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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 ;...returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair 1 264. LOVE OF COUNTRY. Breathes there a man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1864
...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 1 Short halt did Deloraine make there ; Little recked he of the scene so fair : With dagger's hilt,...
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The life of the blessed virgin Mary, with the history of the devotion to her ...

Mathieu Orsini - 1864
...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 ! " (Lay of the Last Minstrel, canto ii.) (1) There is still extant a treaty of peace between two hostile...
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The North British Review, Volume 43

1865
...For the gay beams of gladsome day Gild but to flout tho ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When...been ashamed to own that a mediaeval work of art, as such—a poem, a picture, a relic, a building, a chronicle of past days—exercised no more spell over...
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The North British review

1865
...the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then go ; but go alone the while, Then view St. JJavid's ruin'd pile, And home returning, soothly swear Was...picture, a relic, a building, a chronicle of past days — exorcised no more spell over him than the yellow cowslip did over the rude soul of Peter Bell ?...
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Some Noted Princes, Authors, and Statesmen of Our Time

James Parton - 1885 - 354 pagina’s
...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 ! " No doubt, Sir Walter was right, and beautiful Melrose is far more impressive when the sounds of...
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Bell's Ladies' Reader: a Class-book of Poetry for Schools and Families. With ...

David Charles Bell - 1885
...hoot o'er the dead man's grave ;... then go — but go alone the while — then view St. David's mined pile ; and, home returning, soothly swear, was never scene so sad and fair I 78.— HAPPINESS.—fle&er. One morning in the month of May I wandered o'er the hill ; Though nature...
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Tourist rambles in the northern and midland counties

J. Brown - 1885 - 307 pagina’s
...Fair Melrose ': — 294 ' If thou wouldst view Roche Abbey aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! ' There are also scenes worth the attention of the naturalist and the painter. The immense strata...
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The lay of the last minstrel. With life and notes

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1885
...singular of the noun ; and whilom = formerly, the old dative plural. 16. St David's ruined pile. During 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 i With dagger's hilt,...
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Lay of the Last Minstrel

Walter Scott - 1886 - 188 pagina’s
...to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then go — but go alone the while — 15 Then view St. David's ruin'd pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair! II. Short halt did Deloraine make there ; Little reck'd he of the scene so fair ; 20 With dagger's...
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