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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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Review Outline and Exercises in English Grammar

Annie Webb Blanton - English language - 1909 - 136 pages
...an old one, scared, chipped, and dinted. 14. She seemed a creature fresh from the hand of God. 15. Day set on Norham's castled steep and Tweed's fair river, broad and deep. SUPPLEMENTARY DEFINITIONS A limiting adjective is an adjective that shows which one, how many, or how...
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Scott's Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Walter Scott - Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513 - 1911 - 262 pages
...The loophole grates, where captives weep, The flanking walls7 that round it sweep, In yellow luster shone. 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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Exercises for Parsing and Analysis

Augusta Choate, Gertrude Hartman - English language - 1912 - 157 pages
...usurper. 34. She would make a better heroine than Clelia. 35. I don't want to be anybody's prisoner. 36. The warriors on the turrets high, Moving athwart the evening sky, Seemed forms of giant height. ;57. "If it had grown up," she said to herself, "it would have been a dreadfully ugly child;...
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Selections from Sir George Otto Trevelyan's Life and Letters of Lord ...

George Otto Trevelyan - Copyright - 1914 - 332 pages
...young Macaulay's facility in imitation. Compare especially with the opening lines of Marmion : — " Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep," etc. 12 : 23. Harrow. This and Westminster are two of the great public schools of England, the former...
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The Spell of Scotland

Keith Clark - Scotland - 1916 - 345 pages
...even as Marmion made it when he opened the first canon of Scott's poem — "Day set on Norham's castle steep And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And...The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow luster shone." There is but a fragment of that castle remaining, and this, familiar to those who study...
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Works, Volume 24

Sir Walter Scott - 1923
...of Albion's elder day. 1 William Rufui. CANTO FIRST THE CASTLE DAY set on Norham's castled steep,1 And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone ; The battled towers, the donjon keep,1 The loophole grates where captives weep, The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1924 - 458 pages
...MARMION A TALE OF FLODDEN FIELD See Lockhart's Life of Scott, Vol. Ill, Chap. 16. CANTO FIRST THE CASTLE DAY set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and dqep, And Cheviot's mountains lone ; The battled towers, the donjon keep. The loophole grates where...
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Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontė - Fiction - 1999 - 680 pages
...towards which he again i The novel somewhat misquotes Marmion's opening lines, which actually read: "Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone." Bronte substitutes "massive towers" for "battled towers" in line 4, deletes line 5, and has line 6...
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Scotland: The Story of a Nation

Magnus Magnusson - History - 2003 - 734 pages
...great stronghold of the Bishop of Durham on the English side of the Tweed. The 'Great Cause' Day sat on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river,...walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone. SIR WALTER SCOTT, MARMION Norham Castle had been chosen with great care by Edward I as the venue for...
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The Bronte Sisters

Charlotte Brontė, Anne Brontė, Emily Brontė - England - 2005 - 1376 pages
...hearth listening to the muffled fury of the tempest, I lit a candle, took down Marmian, and beginning Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...river broad and deep And Cheviot's mountains lone; The massive towers, the donjon keep The flanking walls that round them sweep, In yellow lustre shone I...
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