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" DAY set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone ; The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loophole grates where captives weep, The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone. "
An Introduction to the Study of Aesthetics - Page 133
by James Clement Moffat - 1856 - 284 pages
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A History of English Literature: By F.V.N. Painter

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1899 - 697 pages
...pictures things for us, as in the lines at the opening of " Marmion," descriptive of the castle : — "The warriors on the turrets high, Moving athwart the evening sky, Seemed forms of giant height ; Their armor, as it caught the rays, Flashed back again the western blaze, In lines of dazzling...
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Marmion

Walter Scott - Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513 - 1899 - 355 pages
...Hear, then, attentive to my lay, A knightly tale of Albion's elder day. CANTO FIRST The Castle DAT set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And Cheviot 's mountains lone : The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loophole grates, where captives...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1900 - 582 pages
...tale of Albion's elder day. CANTO FIRST THE CASTLE DAY set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed'sTair river, broad and deep, ' And Cheviot's mountains lone;...Moving athwart the evening sky, Seemed forms of giant height; ic Their armor, as it caught the rays, Flashed back again the western blaze, In lines of dazzling...
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Marmion

Sir Walter Scott - 1900
...worship ; for the words went unto his heart, till that he knew wherefore that hee was so called." NOTE C. Day set on Norham's castled steep. And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, etc. — p. 19. The ruinous castle of Norham (anciently called Ubbanford) is situated on the southern...
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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Poems and ballads

Walter Scott - 1900
...worship ; for the words went unto his heart, till that he knew wherefore that hee was so called." NOT* C. Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, etc. — p. 19. The ruinous castle of Norham (anciently called Ubbanford) is situated on the southern...
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With Paget's Horse to the Front

Cosmo Rose-Innes - South African War, 1899-1902 - 1901 - 180 pages
...Marmion and fair Constance de Beverley, as they approached the fortress of their grim northern host. " Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...sweep In yellow lustre shone. The warriors on the turret high, Moving across the evening sky Seemed forms of giant height. Their armour as it caught...
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A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method ...

Banister Fletcher - Architecture - 1901 - 528 pages
...storeys in height ; all being surrounded by a lofty wall with ramparts and parapet and a deep moat. "The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loophole grates where captives weep." — SCOTT. Ex. : White Tower, London (AD 1081-1090) (No. 100 A). B ;t CASTlf A'NO«HANKUPIUO, B-WIQOfniK...
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Life and Work of J. M. W. Turner, R. A.

Charles Alfred Swinburne - Landscape painting, English - 1902 - 315 pages
...Turner's genius. This castle is painted by Sir Walter Scott in the opening of ' Marmion ' as follows : ' Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone.' Scott paints it by evening light — the day setting on it, casting its ' yellow lustre ' ; a pleasing...
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Appletons' School Readers: (five Book Edition)

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1902
...the mock pathetic of the description: " tragical incident," etc. XXVI.— SUNSET ON THE BORDER. 1. Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...the donjon keep, The loophole grates where captives weep3 The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow luster shone. 2. The warriors on the turrets...
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Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - Criticism - 1903 - 195 pages
...share Adam's doom, and drain, throughout life, a mixed and moderate cup of enjoyment CHARLOTTE BRONTE. Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...Moving athwart the evening sky, Seemed forms of giant height; Their armor, as it caught the rays, Flashed back again the western blaze, In lines of dazzling...
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