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" 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. "
Anthologia oxoniensis - Page 102
by William Linwood - 1846 - 306 pages
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The Northern star, or Yorkshire magazine, ed. by A. Jewitt

Arthur Jewitt
...to ilelrcse la} ing aside the locality of the Tweed. " If thou wouldst view fsir ileliosc arjgbt, " Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; « For the gay...glimmers white; " When the cold light's uncertain shower, " Xfreaais on the ruined central tower ; " Whe-J butlress and buttress alternately, " Seeui framed...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...our opinion, described Abbeys and Cathedrals, within and without, much better than Walter 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...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...1828. CratolUr. 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, and...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Europe - 1818 - 312 pages
...that Mr. Walter Scott has so elegantly said on the subject of moonlight visits to such structures : " If thou wouldst. view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight." &c. We repaired to the cathedral again in the morning. The interior is extremely spacious, and the...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1819
...For the gay heams of lightsome day Gild hut to flout the ruins gray. When the hroken arches are hlack in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ;...shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; When huttress and huttress, alternately, Seem framed of ehon and ivory; When silver edges the imagery, And...
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Letters During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Electronic book - 1819 - 336 pages
...that Walter Scott has so elegantly said on the sutyeotHjf ^moonlight visits to such structures : " If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, • Go visit it by the pale moon-light." &c. W<' repaired -tpjlie, cathedral -again ifi'th^- morning. The interior is exfrcfflely ;^pSc^e^s>...
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Popular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe: In ...

Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle) - Costume - 1820 - 506 pages
...establishments in Scotland. You remember Walter Scott's lines upon this abbey: " If thou wonldst \iew fair Melrose aright Go visit it by the pale moonlight;...beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout the ruins grey. . , When the broken arches are black in night, And each shaded oriel glimmers white ; When buttress...
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau über die neuesten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - English poetry - 1820 - 741 pages
...tlie ruins gray. When the broken arches are blank in -night, And euch sJiafted oriel glimmers wliite ; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower • ff'hen buttress and buttress , alternately , Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

English poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...the girl grew sick, and pin'd away, And drown'd herself for love. MELKOSE ABBEY. SIR WALTER SCOTT. IF thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seems fram'd of ebon and ivory ; When...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...is a work of art, and much less beautiful than the far-famed temple of the Sibyl : If thou wouklst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...the cold light's uncertain shower, Streams on the ruin'd central tower, When buttress and buttress alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory, When silver...
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