Sir Walter Scott Quotes

Like the dew on the mountain, Like the foam on the river, Like the bubble on the fountain, Thou art gone, and for ever!
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lady of the Lake. . . Our Holidays in Poetry. Mildred P. Harrington and Josephine H. Thomas, comps. (1929) The H. W. Wilson Company.
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He is gone on the mountain, He is lost to the forest, Like a summer-dried fountain, When our need was the sorest.
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lady of the Lake. . . Our Holidays in Poetry. Mildred P. Harrington and Josephine H. Thomas, comps. (1929) The H. W. Wilson Company.
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But that my sire the wine will chide If 'tis not fill'd by Rosabelle."
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lay of the Last Minstrel. . . Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Francis Turner Palgrave, comp. With a fifth book selected by John Press. (5th ed., 1964) Oxford University Press.
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Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land!
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lay of the Last Minstrel. . . New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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For him no Minstrel raptures swell; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim; Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung.
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lay of the Last Minstrel. . . New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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We can show you where he lies, Fleet of foot and tall of size; We can show the marks he made When 'gainst the oak his antlers fray'd; You shall see him brought to bay; Waken, lords and ladies gay.
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lay of the Last Minstrel. . . Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Francis Turner Palgrave, comp. With a fifth book selected by John Press. (5th ed., 1964) Oxford University Press.
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And each Saint Clair was buried there With candle, with book, and with knell; But the sea-caves rung, and the wild winds sung The dirge of lovely Rosabelle.
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lay of the Last Minstrel. . . Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Francis Turner Palgrave, comp. With a fifth book selected by John Press. (5th ed., 1964) Oxford University Press.
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O Lovers' eyes are sharp to see, And lovers' ears in hearing'
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Maid of Neidpath (l. 1-2). . . Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Francis Turner Palgrave, comp. With a fifth book selected by John Press. (5th ed., 1964) Oxford University Press.
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