Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

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 companions

When, musing on companions gone, We doubly feel ourselves alone.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on lies and mystery

Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Monastery. 1820, Chap. xii.

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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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