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" IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. "
The lay of the last minstrel, a poem - Side 43
af sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1806
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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - 1843 - 568 sider
...world to converse with the spirit of past times, in the ruins of Melrose Abbey :— ' If you would view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...lightsome day, Gild but to flout the ruins gray.' And surely if Melrose, with all the associations of romantic history clinging to its relicts, and interwoven...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Bind 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1844 - 540 sider
...sentimental associations to heighten the effect of the picture which he presents to the eye : — " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem fram'd of ebon and ivory ; When...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Bind 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 sider
...picturesque are the following passages, which instantly became popular : — [Description of Mdrox Abbey."} e fountain's murmure, and the vul lev's pride ; Why...think we these less pleasing to behold Than dreary ni«ht, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the...
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The Living Age, Bind 317

1923 - 850 sider
...remaining joy. Was carried by an orphan boy. . . . Again, there is his description of Melrose Abbey : — If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. 'Where the broken arches are blank in night. And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's...
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The Saturday Magazine, Bind 25

1844 - 288 sider
...N9. 795. NOVEMBER 23™, 1844. PglCB MELROSE ABBEY. PRESENT APPEARANCE OF THE RUINS. If thon wonldst view fair Melrose aright Go visit it by the pale moonlight;...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the rains grey. "When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When...
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Littell's Living Age, Bind 88

1866 - 956 sider
...potentate. How does one blast from the clarion of the " romantic " muse proclaim her attributes ! — " If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of gladsome day Gild but to Hout the ruins grey. When the broken arches are blnck in night, And each shafted...
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Rural sketches and poems, chiefly relating to Cleveland

John Walker Ord - 1845 - 434 sider
...throws an inexpressible charm on every fragment that has dropt from his pen : — "If thou wouldst view Melrose aright, Go, visit it by the pale moonlight...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower, When buttress and arch alternately Seem fram'd of ebon and ivory ; When silver...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 558 sider
...Farewell then, enchant! ess ! I meet thee no more ! MELROSE ABBEY. IF thou wouldst view fair Mclrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight : For the...When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruin'd central tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; When...
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Travels in Europe and the East ...: In the Years 1834, '35, '36, '37, '38 ...

Valentine Mott - 1845 - 470 sider
...forcibly reminded of those well-known beautiful lines, where the author of Ivanhoe thus speaks : " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...of lightsome day Gild but to flout the ruins gray. " From thence we proceeded a little farther on to Dryburg Abbey, where all that there is of mortal...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: With Ballads, Songs, and Miscellaneous Poems

Walter Scott - 1845 - 382 sider
...MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. TIIE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. I. IF thou would'st view fair Mclrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the...beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When the cold...
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