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" If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey. "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 231
1805
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 25

1805
...of DELORAIX£, [From the same.] I. IF thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, 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 glimmers white; When the cold...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 33

Art - 1812
...Michael Scott: finely observes : " If thou would'st view fa'r Melroie aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild but to flout, the ruins grjy ; When the broken arches are black insight, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1805 - 319 pages
...THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, 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 glimmers white ; When the cold...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...his description of Melrose abbey. If thou wonHst View fair Melrose aright, 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 glimmers white ; When the cold...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - American literature - 1806
...his description of Mel rose abbey. If thou wonldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the rums gray. When the 'broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1812
...LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. I. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, 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 glimmers white ; When the cold...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq: The lay of the last minstrel. Ballads and ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1813
...LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. 1. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, 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 glimmers white; When the cold...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...Scott. " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the guy 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 ; When the cold light's uncertain shower...
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The Northern star, or Yorkshire magazine, ed. by A. Jewitt

Arthur Jewitt
...aside the locality of the Tweed. " If thou wouldst view fsir ileliosc arjgbt, " 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 white; " When...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...ULSOSE ABBEY AND THE EILDON HILLS. » If thou woaldst view fair Melrose right, Co rtalt it by the pale moonlight , For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray-" — Scott. TO TBS EDITOR. Jra,— Who has perused the works of the celebrated iv: of my motto,...
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