Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on country, men, and tears

But woe awaits a country when She sees the tears of bearded men.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on belief

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Tell that to the marines - the sailors won't believe it.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Redgauntlet, 1824

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on companions, deception, dogs, investment, nature, and nobility

Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Talisman. 1825, Chap. xxiv.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on character and tragedy

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.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on dance

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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

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

Along thy wild and willow'd shore.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Canto iv. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

With a smile on her lips and a tear in her eye.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Marmion, 1808

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

When Prussia hurried to the field, And snatch'd the spear, but left the shield.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Marmion, 1808, Introduction to Canto iii.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on soldiers

Although too much of a soldier among sovereigns, no one could claim with better right to be a sovereign among soldiers.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Life of Napoleon.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on danger, dreams, rest, sleep, and soldiers

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.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto i. Stanza 31.

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