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" The bed of the lake is but a rushy swamp ; and the massive ruins of the Castle only serve to show what their splendour once was, and to impress on the musing visitor the transitory value of human possessions, and the happiness of those who enjoy a humble... "
The Visitors' New Guide to the Spa of Leamington Priors, and Its Vicinity ... - Page 204
by William Thomas Moncrieff - 1824 - 318 pages
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Kenilworth: A Romance, Volume 2

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1821
...majesty and beauty. We cannot but add, that of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege,...desolate. The bed of the lake is but a rushy swamp ; and tlje massive ruins of the castle only serve to show what their splendour once was, and to impress on...
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The Abbot: Being a Sequel of The Monastery

Sir Walter Scott - 1821 - 285 pages
...lordiv palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and seige, and now in the games of chivalry, where beauty dealt...and the massive ruins of the castle only serve to show what their splendour once was, and to impress on the musing visitor the transitory value of human...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 2

1821
...majesty and beauty. We cannot but add, that of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege,...where beauty dealt the prize which valour won, all in now desolate. The bed of the lake is but a rushy swamp ; and the massive ruins of the castle only...
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The Saturday magazine

1833
...castle were seen to rise in majesty and beauty. Of this lordly palace, where princes feasted, and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege,...rushy swamp ; and the massive ruins of the castle only show what their splendour once was, and impress on the musing visitor the transitory value of human...
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Kenilworth

Walter Scott - 1836
...majesty and beauty. We cannot but add, that of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege,...and the massive ruins of the castle only serve to show what their splendour once was, and to impress on the musing visiter the transitory value of human...
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Waverley Novels ...: Kenilworth

Sir Walter Scott - 1853
...majesty and beauty. We cannot but add, that of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege,...valour won, all is now desolate. The bed of the lake is bat a rushy swamp ; and the massive ruins of the Castle only serve to shew what their splendour once...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1841
...of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of «form and siege, and now in the games of chivalry, where...is now desolate. The bed of the lake is but a rushy ewamp; and the massive ruins of the Castle only eerve to show what their splendour once was. anil to...
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Pocahontas, Princess of Virginia: And Other Poems

William Watson Waldron - American poetry - 1841 - 108 pages
...perceive the rose. KENILWORTH CASTLE " This lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now f in the bloody earnest of storm and siege, and now...games of chivalry, where beauty dealt the prize which valor won, all is now desolate. The bed of the lake is but a rushy swamp, and the massy ruins of the...
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The castles and abbeys of England

William Beattie - 1842
...ever figured in its tilts and tournaments. Of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought — now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege, and now in the games of chivalry, and where beauty dealt the prize which valour won — " all," says Sir Walter Scott, " all is desolate....
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Black's picturesque tourist and road-book of England and Wales

1843
...cannot but add," says Sir Walter Scott, " that of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege,...valour won, all is now desolate. The bed of the lake is now a rushy swamp, and the massy ruins of the castle only serve to show what their splendour once was,...
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