Where, where was Roderick then? One blast upon his bugle horn Were worth a thousand men.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Source: Lady of the Lake. Canto vi. Stanza 18.
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Bluid is thicker than water.
Source: Guy Mannering. Chap. xxxviii.
Such is the custom of Branksome Hall.
Source: Lay of the Last Minstrel. 1805, Canto i. Stanza 7.
O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood; Land of the mountain and the flood!
Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805. Canto ii. Stanza 2.
"Charge, Chester, charge! on, Stanley, on!" Were the last words of Marmion.
Source: Marmion, 1808, Canto vi. Stanza 32.
Come as the winds come, when Forests are rended; Come as the waves come, when Navies are stranded.
Source: Pibroch of Donald Dhu. 1816, st. iv.
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