The race of humankind would perish did they cease to aid each other.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Contributed by: Andi
"Saint George and the Dragon!-Bonny Saint George for Merry England!-The castle is won!"
Source: Ivanhoe (Tor Classics), Pages: (Chapter XXXI)
Contributed by: Brondu
O!, many a shaft at random sent Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word at random spoken May soothe, or wound, a heart that 's broken!
Source: Lord of the Isles. 1815, Canto v. Stanza 18.
Contributed by: Zaady
So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like young Lochinvar.
Source: Marmion, canto V, st. xii.
I cannot tell how the truth may be; I say the tale as 'twas said to me.
Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805
To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonored and unsung.
Vacant heart, and hand, and eye, Easy live and quiet die.
Source: The Bride of Lammermoor, 1819
If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight.
So wags the world.
Source: Ivanhoe, 1819
Widowed wife and wedded maid.
Source: The Betrothed. Chap. xv.
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