The stag at eve had drunk his fill, Where danced the moon on Monam's rill, And deep his midnight lair had made In lone Glenartney's hazel shade.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810
Contributed by: Zaady
Along thy wild and willow'd shore.
Source: Canto iv. Stanza 1.
With a smile on her lips and a tear in her eye.
Source: Marmion, 1808
When Prussia hurried to the field, And snatch'd the spear, but left the shield.
Source: Marmion, 1808, Introduction to Canto iii.
Although too much of a soldier among sovereigns, no one could claim with better right to be a sovereign among soldiers.
Source: Life of Napoleon.
Soldier rest! thy warfare o'er, Sleep the sleep thast knows not breaking, Dream of battled fields no more, Days of danger, nights of waking.
Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto i. Stanza 31.
Steady of heart and stout of hand.
Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805
And the stern joy which warriors feel In foemen worthy of their steel.
Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto v. Stanza 10.
No pale gradations quench his ray, No twilight dews his wrath allay.
Source: Rokeby. Canto vi. Stana 21.
The sun never sets on the immense empire of Charles V.
Source: Life of Napoleon. 1827.
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