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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 picture of Scotland

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1827
...merely adding the description which Sir Walter Scott has given of it in his Lay of the Last Minstrel. If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are dark in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; * In the drawing of Melrose Abbey in Slezer's...
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The picture of Scotland

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1827
...description which Sir Walter Scott has given of it in his Lay of the Last Minstrel. If thou.would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are dark in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; * In the drawing of Melrose Abbey in Slezer's...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...and harmonized, and thon shouldst feel God, always, every-where, and all in all. ON MELROSE ABBEY. If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the rains gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: Or Edinburgh in the ...

John Britton - Architecture - 1829
...has read them in the scroll of ruin, by the pale light of the moon, " When the broken arches are dark in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ;...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the niin'd central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory." •...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1831 - 490 pages
...Encouraged thus, the aged man, After meet rest, again began. CANTO II. Ir tliou wouldst view fair Mel rose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light; For the...When 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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Great Britain Illustrated: A Series of Original Views from Drawings

Thomas Moule, William Westall - Great Britain - 1830 - 118 pages
...increase the interest excited by a view of the remains of this Abbey in a very remarkable degree : — " If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gny beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the mins gray. When the broken arches are black in night,...
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Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World ..., Volume 8

Conrad Malte-Brun - Atlases - 1831
...have made all Europe acquainted with the beauties and manners of ancient Scotland. If thou woulcl'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of the lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 11

1836
...for not having gone purposely to inspect. But what said the poet of whom I have just been speaking? " If thou woulds't view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight." Now there was no moon during the week I was at Kelso; neither if there had, could I hare spared a day...
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Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World ..., Volume 8

Conrad Malte-Brun - Atlases - 1831
...Europe acquainted with the beauties and manners of ancient Scotland. If thou would'it view fair Melroie' aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of the lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. Whcil the broken arches are black ir; night, And...
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Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham & Northumberland, illustr. from drawings by ...

Thomas Rose (topographical writer.) - 1832
...be said, in the glowing language of the Northern Minstrel : — " Wouldst thou view this fair Abbey aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the...glimmers white ; When the cold light's uncertain shower Gleams on the niin'd central tower; When buttress and buttress alternately, Seem framed of ebon and...
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