Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on heart

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Steady of heart and stout of hand.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on joy

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And the stern joy which warriors feel In foemen worthy of their steel.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto v. Stanza 10.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

November's sky is chill and drear, November's leaf is red and sear.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Marmion. 1808, introduction

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

As old as the hills

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Monastery. 1820, Chap. ix.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on patience

But patience, cousin, and shuffle the cards Till our hand is a stronger one.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Quentin Durward. 1823, Chap. viii.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on losing, poets, and simplicity

For ne'er was lost on poet's ear: A simple race! They waste their toil For the vain tribute of a smile.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805, Canto v. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on joy, respect, and surprises

Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy which warriors feel In foemen worthy of their steel.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. Canto i. Stanza 21.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on fear, hope, love, and tears

The rose is fairest when 't is budding new, And hope is brightest when it dawns from fears. The rose is sweetest wash'd with morning dew, And love is loveliest when embalm'd in tears.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto iv. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

Rouse the lion from his lair.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Talisman. 1825, Chap. vi.

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