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.
If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight.
Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805
So wags the world.
Source: Ivanhoe, 1819
Widowed wife and wedded maid.
Source: The Betrothed. Chap. xv.
The will to do, the soul to dare.
Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810
Woman's faith and woman's trust, Write the characters in dust.
Source: The Betrothed. Chap. xx.
Ah, County Guy, the hour is nigh, The sun has left the lea. The orange flower perfumes the bower, The breeze is on the sea.
Source: Quentin Durward. 1823, Chap. iv.
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