Bluid is thicker than water.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Source: Guy Mannering. Chap. xxxviii.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I.
Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto v. Stanza 10.
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