Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

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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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on water

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Bluid is thicker than water.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Guy Mannering. Chap. xxxviii.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on custom

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Such is the custom of Branksome Hall.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lay of the Last Minstrel. 1805, Canto i. Stanza 7.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on children, mountains, and poetry

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!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805. Canto ii. Stanza 2.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on words

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"Charge, Chester, charge! on, Stanley, on!" Were the last words of Marmion.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Marmion, 1808, Canto vi. Stanza 32.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

Come as the winds come, when Forests are rended; Come as the waves come, when Navies are stranded.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Pibroch of Donald Dhu. 1816, st. iv.

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