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.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto iv. Stanza 1.
The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new.
Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810
Rouse the lion from his lair.
Source: The Talisman. 1825, Chap. vi.
Scared out of his seven senses.
Source: Rob Roy. Chap. xxxiv.
A mother's pride, a father's joy.
Source: Rokeby. 1813, Canto iii. Stanza 15.
When, musing on companions gone, We doubly feel ourselves alone.
Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries!
Source: The Monastery. 1820, Chap. xii.
For Love will still be lord of all.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Source: Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805, canto iii, st. ii.
Copyright © 2014 Gaiam, Inc.