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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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.
But woe awaits a country when She sees the tears of bearded men.
Tell that to the marines - the sailors won't believe it.
Source: Redgauntlet, 1824
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.
Source: The Talisman. 1825, Chap. xxiv.
The playbill, which is said to have announced the tragedy of Hamlet, the character of the Prince of Denmark being left out.
Source: The Talisman. 1825. Introduction.
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
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