Who is Sir Walter ScottSir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832), was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian. Many of his works remain classics of European and Scottish literature, notably the novels Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Waverley, Old Mortality, The Heart of Mid-Lothian and The Bride of Lammermoor, and the narrative poems The Lady of the Lake and Marmion. He had a major impact on European and American literature.
As an advocate, judge and legal administrator by profession, he combined writing and editing with daily work as Clerk of Session and Sheriff-Depute of Selkirkshire. He was prominent in Edinburgh's Tory establishment, active in the Highland Society, long a president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820–1832), and a vice president of the So...
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Sir Walter Scott Poems
- My Native Land
Respira allí el hombre, con el alma tan muerta,
Quien nunca se ha dicho a sí mismo,
¡Esta es la mía, mi tierra natal!
cuyo corazón nunca ha ardido dentro de él, ...
- Gathering Song Of Donald The Black
Pibroch of Donuil Dhu
Pibroch of Donuil
Wake thy wild voice anew,
Summon Clan Conuil! ...
- To A Lock Of Hair
Thy hue, dear pledge, is pure and bright
As in that well - remember'd night
When first thy mystic braid was wove,
And first my Agnes whisper'd love. ...
- The Lady Of The Lake: Canto Iv. - The Prophecy
The rose is fairest when 't is budding new,
And hope is brightest when it dawns from fears;
The rose is sweetest washed with morning dew ...
- Romance Of Dunois
It was Dunois, the young and brave, was bound for Palestine,
But first he made his orisons before Saint Mary's shrine:
'And grant, immortal Queen of Heaven,' was still the SoldierÃ¢â?¬â?¢s prayer;
'That I may prove the bravest knight, and love the fairest fair.' ...
Top 10 most used topics by Sir Walter ScottHigh 74 Wild 68 Heart 68 Love 57 I Love You 57 Light 57 Deep 54 Long 52 Song 51 Night 51
Sir Walter Scott Quotes
- To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed.
- Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
- Oh, the tangled webs we weave When we practice to deceive.
- We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.
- All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
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Yochim_karen: "oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive." used to think this was shakespeare....learned sir walter scott first said this in 1808. and how very true it is.
Tariqapollo: sir walter scott wrote most of his epic poem marmion while on horseback. scott was a member of the light horse volunteers. most likely scott drew inspiration from the horsemen he saw around him in marmion‘s description of the 1513 battle of flodden!
Outbacktourer: last thing on the higgins matter. "oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!" (sir walter scott, 1808)
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