Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on love and lovers

Her blue eyes sought the west afar, For lovers love the western star.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on agreement, fate, gold, love, and wishes

'T is an old tale and often told; But did my fate and wish agree, Ne'er had been read, in story old, Of maiden true betray'd for gold, That loved, or was avenged, like me.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

I was not always a man of woe.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on day and rest

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Then hush thee, my darling, take rest while you may, For strife comes with manhood, and waking with day.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lullaby of an Infant Chief

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

. . . suspected to have more tongue in his head than mettle in his bosom.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on motherhood

I am she, O most bucolical juvenal, under whose charge are placed the milky mothers of the herd.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Betrothed. Chap. xxviii.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on life

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Where lives the man that has not tried How mirth can into folly glide, And folly into sin!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Bridal of Triermain. Canto i. Stanza 21.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on reflection

But with the morning cool reflection came.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Chronicles of the Canongate. Chap. iv.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on fatherhood, joy, motherhood, and pride

A mother's pride, a father's joy.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rokeby. 1813, Canto iii. Stanza 15.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on pain

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Spangling the wave with lights as vain As pleasures in the vale of pain, That dazzle as they fade.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lord of the Isles. Canto i. Stanza 23.

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