If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Still are the thoughts to memory dear.
Source: Rokeby. 1813, Canto i. Stanza 32.
Time rolls his ceaseless course.
Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto iii. Stanza 1.
With a smile on her lips and a tear in her eye.
Source: Marmion, 1808
When Prussia hurried to the field, And snatch'd the spear, but left the shield.
Source: Marmion, 1808, Introduction to Canto iii.
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