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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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Sharpe's London Magazine, Volume 3

English literature - 1847
...fortress is thus painted : " Day set on Durham's castle steep, Aud Tweed's fair river, brood iinrl deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone ; The battled towers,...keep, The loop-hole grates, where captives weep, The Hanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone. The warriors on the turrets high, Moving...
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Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, for ..., Volume 3

1847
...ret on Norham's castle steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lune ; The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loop-hole grates, where captives weep, The thinking walls that ruuml it sweep, In yellow lustre shone. The warriors on the turrets high, Moving...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. in Twelve Volumes: With All ...

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1848 - 823 pages
...thence figuratively called Dungeons ; thus deriving the ancient word from the modern application of it. The loophole grates, where captives weep, The flanking...the turrets high, Moving athwart the evening sky, Seem'd forms of giant height : Their armour, as it caught the rays, Flash'd back again the western...
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Dermot O'Brien, Or, The Taking of Tredagh: A Tale of 1649

Henry William Herbert - American fiction - 1849 - 166 pages
...mort for Ireland's freedom ! To horse, my men ! — to horse, and home in silence !" CHAPTER III. " Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone." , , SCOTT. No farther words were spoken after the last commands of the O'Brien had found their way...
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History of Berwick-upon-Tweed: Being a Concise Description of that Ancient ...

Frederick Sheldon - Berwick-upon-Tweed (England) - 1849 - 438 pages
...set on Norham's castled steep, On Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone : The loop-hole grates, where captives weep. The flanking...walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone." How beautifully is the castle described in the opening of Marmion ! What a calm, what a repose is there...
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My First Visit to Europe: Or, Sketches of Society, Scenery, and Antiquities ...

Andrew Dickinson - France - 1851 - 214 pages
...castle is famous in border history, which Scott has beautifully refined in the first canto of Marmion : Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...where captives weep, The flanking walls that round them sweed, In yellow lustre shone. Near this castle is a beautiful suspension bridge between four...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...beauties. Nothing can be mere strikingly picturesque than the two opening itania* of this romance : — Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...towers, the donjon keep, The loop-hole grates where captiveĢ weep, The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone. The warriors on the...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

1852
...Hear then, attentive to my lay, A knightly tale of Albion's elder day* 11 CANTO FIRST, THE CASTLE. 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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A Step from the New World to the Old, and Back Again: With ..., Volume 1

Henry Philip Tappan - Europe - 1852
...the charmed circle of the " Wizard of the North." There was the very castle of which he had written : "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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Vallis Eboracensis: Comprising the History and Antiquities of Easingwold and ...

Thomas Gill - Easingwold (England) - 1852 - 456 pages
...centuries such a state of things continued unchanged. The battled towers, the donjon Keep, The loop hole grates where captives weep, The flanking walls that...on the turrets high Moving athwart the evening sky, Seem'd forms of giant height; Their armour as it caught the rays, Flash'd back again the western blaze...
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