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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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The East coast of England, from the Thames to the Tweed

Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott - England - 1861 - 398 pages
...Edinburgh Castle. In 1603 Bishop Matthew devised it to the crown. " Day set on Norham's castled steq>, 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 sleep, In yellow lustre shone."...
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John Knox

Alexander Taylor Innes - Calvinism - 1896 - 158 pages
...association of history or the poets, from the first morning on Neidpath Fell, to the fourth evening when ' Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...captives weep, The flanking walls that round it sweep ' — are all still there, though the inmates are no longer captives. Norham is, indeed, best known...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...not for those a separate doom, Whom Fate made brothers in the tomb, NIGHT AT NORHAM CASTLE Af&rmx*. DAY set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and <fctj\ And Cheviot's mountains lone ; The battled towers, the donjon keep. The loop-hole grates where...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...search the land of living men, Where wilt thou find their like agen ?" NIGHT AT NORHAM CASTLE. Marmim. DAY set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...towers, the donjon keep, The loop-hole grates where captive ween. The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone. The warriors on the turrets...
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Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

Charlotte Brontė - Autobiographical fiction - 1897 - 436 pages
...listening to the muffled fury of the tempest, I lit a candle, took down " Marmion," and beginning — " Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...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 "...
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A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1898 - 455 pages
...British glory chose." Here is much of Scott's skill in the poetic manipulation of place-names, eg, " Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair...river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone " — Tintagel by the Cornish sea " and his " island valley of Avilion." " O'er Cornwall's cliffs the...
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Lessons in Grammar for Schools and Teachers' Institutes

James N. Patrick - English language - 1898 - 226 pages
...balloon in raising them from the ground and carrying them floating a long distance in the air. 26. The warriors on the turrets high, Moving athwart the evening sky, Seemed forms of giant height. Above the gloomy portal arch, Timing his footsteps to a march, The warder kept his guard, Low...
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Architecture Among the Poets

Henry Heathcote Statham - Architecture - 1898 - 143 pages
...sunset glow is flashed on the reader in an effective manner : — " Day set on Norham's castled steep ; The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loophole grates where captives weep In yellow lustre shone." To the modern reader this, as far as it goes, is a poetic picture ; to the...
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Scott's Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field, in Six Cantos

Walter Scott - 1899 - 62 pages
...love : Hear, then, attentive to my lay, A knightly tale of Albion's elder day. CANTO FIEST Castle. DAT set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river,...the turrets high, Moving athwart the evening sky, Seem'd forms of giant height : 10 Their armour, as it caught the rays, Flash'd back again the western...
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom

Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) - English literature - 1899
...expressions of fact, but they are not poetry. On the other hand, take the opening lines of ' Marmion : ' The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loophole...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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