The playbill, which is said to have announced the tragedy of Hamlet, the character of the Prince of Denmark being left out.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Source: The Talisman. 1825. Introduction.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810
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.
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