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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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Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, and Northumberland, Illustrated ..., Volume 1

Thomas Rose - Cumberland (England) - 1832 - 220 pages
...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 ruin'd central tower; When buttress and buttress alternately, Seem framed of ebon and...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Scottish periodicals - 1832
...the first. For survey the second, we all know the hour, and the guide too. If thou wouldst view fuir 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 shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold...
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Finden's Landscape Illustrations to Mr. Murray's First Complete ..., Parts 1-15

William Finden, William Brockedon - 1832 - 102 pages
...TURNER, RA " The lofty Bass. " — Marmion. MELROSE, FROM A DRAWING BY G. BARRET. " If thou wouldst view Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light,...beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins grey." Lay of the last Minstrel. EDINBURGH CROSS, FROM A DRAWING BY G. CATTERMOLE, SKETCHED BY J. SKENE,...
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Universal Geography: Or A Description of All Parts of the World ..., Volume 6

Conrad Malte-Brun - Atlases - 1832
...novelist, whose writings have made all Europe acquainted with the beauties and manners of ancient Scotland. If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of the lightsome day Gild but to 8out the ruins grav. When the broken arches are black in night, And each...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...lonp'd the rest to hear. Encouraged thus, the Aged Man, After meet rest, again began. CANTO SECOND. I. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright,* Go visit...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 Waverley Anecdotes,: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - Waverley novels. Selections - 1833 - 468 pages
...under suitable action and emphasis, the following well-known lines of the poet of Abbotsford:— " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...moonlight, For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flaunt the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shatter oriel glimmers white...
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Waverley Anecdotes, Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters and ..., Volume 1

1833
...under suitable action and emphasis, the following well-known lines of the poet of Abbotsford:— " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...moonlight, For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flaunt the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafter oriel glimmers white...
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The Waverly Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters ..., Volume 1

Mr. Forsyth - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1833
...forth, under suitable action and emphasis, the following well-known lines of the poet of Abbotsford .— 'If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...moonlight, For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flaunt the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shatter oriel glimmers white...
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The Waverly Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters ..., Volume 1

Mr. Forsyth - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1833
...suitable action and emphasis, the following well-known lines of the poet of Abbotsford .— 'Ifthou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the...moonlight, For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flaunt the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shatter oriel glimmers white...
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The Border Magazine, Volume 2

English literature - 1833
...ABBEY. BY DELLA CRUSCA. If them wouldst view fair Mclrose aright, G visit it by the pale moon's light, For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout the ruins grey. SIR WALTER SCOTT. FAIR Abbey, thou art beautiful ! Though time's strong hand hath torn The deckings...
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