John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Sir Walter Scott. (17711832) 5175
The happy combination of fortuitous circumstances. 1
Answer to the Author of Waverley to the Letter of Captain Clutterbuck. The Monastery. 5176
Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries!
The Monastery. Chap. xii. 5177
And better had they neer been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn.
The Monastery. Chap. xii. 5178
Ah, County Guy, the hour is nigh, The sun has left the lea. The orange flower perfumes the bower, The breeze is on the sea.
Quentin Durward. Chap. iv. 5179
Widowed wife and wedded maid.
The Betrothed. Chap. xv. 5180
Womans faith and womans trust, Write the characters in dust.
The Betrothed. Chap. xx. 5181
I am she, O most bucolical juvenal, under whose charge are placed the milky mothers of the herd. 2
The Betrothed. Chap. xxviii. 5182
But with the morning cool reflection came. 3
Chronicles of the Canongate. Chap. iv. 5183
What can they see in the longest kingly line in Europe, save that it runs back to a successful soldier? 4
Woodstock. Chap. xxxvii. 5184
The playbill, which is said to have announced the tragedy of Hamlet, the character of the Prince of Denmark being left out.
The Talisman. Introduction.