Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on grace

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And ne'er did Grecian chisel trace A Nymph, a Naiad, or a Grace Of finer form or lovelier face.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto i. Stanza 18.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

Hail to the chief who in triumph advances!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto ii. Stanza 19.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on circumstances and happiness

The happy combination of fortuitous circumstances.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Monastery. 1820

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on ambition and death

O fading honours of the dead! O high ambition, lowly laid!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on age, life, sensuality, world, and worth

Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Old Mortality. Chap. xxxiv.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on angels, anguish, pain, uncertainty, and women

O woman! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

A foot more light, a step more true, Ne'er from the heath-flower dash'd the dew.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto i. Stanza 18.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on art and friendship

Art thou a friend to Roderick?

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto iv. Stanza 30.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on art, children, and garden

Nothing is more completely the child of art than a garden.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on grace

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Oh, Brignall banks are wild and fair, And Greta woods are green, And you may gather garlands there Would grace a summer's queen.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rokeby. Canto iii. Stanza 16.

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