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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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Travels in Europe and the East

Valentine Mott - Europe - 1842 - 452 pages
...was forcibly reminded of those well-known beautiful lines, where the author of Ivanhoe thus speaks: " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. " From thence we proceeded a little farther on to Dryburg Abbey, where all that there is of mortal...
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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland: With an Accurate Travelling Map ...

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Scotland - 1842 - 500 pages
...cloister. The best view of the Abbey is obtained from the south-east corner of the churchyard ; but " If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...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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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...literary men have undergone, Sir Walter Scott died on the 2lst of September, 1832. SCOTT. MELROSE ABBEY. If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...the gay beams of lightsome day Gild but to flout the rums grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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Travels in Europe and the East: Embracing Observations Made During a Tour ...

Valentine Mott - Electronic books - 1842 - 452 pages
...reminded of those well-known beautiful lines, where the author of Ivanhoe thus speaks : " If tbou wooldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. " From thence we proceeded a little farther on to Dryburg Abbey, where all that there is of mortal...
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Travels in Europe and the East: Embracing Observations Made During a Tour ...

Valentine Mott - Electronic books - 1842 - 452 pages
...well-known beautiful lines, where the author of Ivanhoe thus speaks : " If tbou wouldst view fair Melrtwe aright, • ' Go visit it by the pale moonlight ;...of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. " From thence we proceeded a little farther on to Dryburg Abbey, where all that there is of mortal...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...Scott died on the 2Ist of Septemher, I832. SCOTT. MELROSE ABBEY. If thou wouldst view fair Melrosc aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the...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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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
...ret to hear. Encouraged thus, the Aged Man, After meet rest, again began. CANTO SECOND. I. IP thnu would'st view fair Melrose aright,* Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the Ray beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, ibe nuns gray. When the broken arches ore black in night,...
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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - Lawyers - 1843 - 496 pages
...world to converse with the spirit of past times, in the ruins of Melrose Abbey :— ' If you would view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...lightsome day, Gild but to flout the ruins gray.' And surely if Melrose, with all the associations of romantic history clinging to its relicts, and interwoven...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart., Containing Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1843 - 624 pages
...the gay heams of lightsome day Gild, hut to flout, the ruins gray. When the hroken archea ;ir- hlack in night) And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When...uncertain 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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...sentimental associations to heighten the effect of the picture which he presents to the eye : — " 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, Seem fram'd of ebon and ivory ; When...
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