I cannot tell how the truth may be; I say the tale as 'twas said to me.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
Along thy wild and willow'd shore.
Source: Canto iv. Stanza 1.
With a smile on her lips and a tear in her eye.
Source: Marmion, 1808
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