Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on day

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The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old; His withered cheek, and tresses gray, Seemed to have know a better day.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on life, memory, and men

Thus aged men, full loth and slow, The vanities of life forego, And count their youthful follies o'er, Till Memory lends her light no more.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rokeby. Canto v. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on age, justice, speech, thought, truth, and youth

Just at the age 'twixt boy and youth, When thought is speech, and speech is truth.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

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.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on love

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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."

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: "Rokeby" (1813)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on men and worth

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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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