And dar'st thou then To beard the lion in his den, The Douglas in his hall?
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Source: The Talisman. 1825, Canto vi. Stanza xiv.
Contributed by: Zaady
He turn'd his charger as he spake, Upon the river shore, He gave his bridle reins a shake, Said, "Adieu for evermore, my love, And adieu for evermore."
Source: "Rokeby" (1813)
Where, where was Roderick then? One blast upon his bugle horn Were worth a thousand men.
Source: Lady of the Lake. Canto vi. Stanza 18.
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.
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