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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 Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 515
edited by - 1806
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 25

1805
...feudal war, Shall never, never be forgot WILLIAM of DELORAIX£, [From the same.] I. IF thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 33

Art - 1812
...Melrose in the first stanza of the second canto, the poet finely observes : " Ir'thou would'st view fa:r Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day, did but to flout, the ruins gr-y ; When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1805 - 319 pages
...THE LAY THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. OF LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...as the work which it pourtraysj If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pal ц moon-light ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey, When the broken arches arc black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1811
...again began. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. I. IF thou wonld'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1812
...OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. I. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white ; When...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq: The lay of the last minstrel. Ballads and ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1813
...OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. 1. IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When...
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The Northern star, or Yorkshire magazine, ed. by A. Jewitt

Arthur Jewitt
...to ilelrcse la} ing aside the locality of the Tweed. " If thou wouldst view fsir ileliosc arjgbt, " Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; « For the gay beams of lightsome day " Gild but to flout, the ruins gray. " When the broken arches are black in night, " And each shafted Oriel glimmers white; "...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...described Abbeys and Cathedrals, within and without, much better than Walter Scott. " If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the guy beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey. When the broken arches are black in...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...1828. CratolUr. ULSOSE ABBEY AND THE EILDON HILLS. » If thou woaldst view fair Melrose right, Co rtalt it by the pale moonlight , For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray-" — Scott. TO TBS EDITOR. Jra,— Who has perused the works of the celebrated iv: of my...
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