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Sir Walter Scott Poems, Quotes, Biography & More

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Sir Walter Scott poems, quotes, biography, articles, essays and more. The best Sir Walter Scott resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

A prolific Scottish historical novelist and romantic poet of the 19th century.. Scottish historical novelist playwright and poet

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Quote Left Sordid selfishness doth contract and narrow our benevolence, and cause us, like serpents, to infold ourselves within ourselves, and to turn out our stings to the entire world besides. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Then, wearied by the uncertainty and difficulties with which each scheme appeared to be attended, he bent up his mind to the strong effort of shaking off his love, like dew-drops from the lion's mane, and resuming those studies and that career of life which his unrequited affection had so long and so fruitlessly interrupted. In this last resolution he endeavoured to fortify himself by every argument which pride, as well as reason, could suggest. Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh, the tangled webs we weave When we practice to deceive. Quote Right
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Quote Left Vacant heart and hand and eye, Easy live and quiet die. Quote Right
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