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.
Contributed by: Zaady
Just at the age 'twixt boy and youth, When thought is speech, and speech is truth.
And dar'st thou then To beard the lion in his den, The Douglas in his hall?
Source: The Talisman. 1825, Canto vi. Stanza xiv.
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.
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