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Sir Walter Scott

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Comprehensive information about Sir Walter Scott including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. A prolific Scottish historical novelist and romantic poet of the 19th century.. Scottish historical novelist playwright and poet This educational Sir Walter Scott resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. 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 O many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken Quote Right
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Quote Left And come he slow, or come he fast,
It is but death who comes at last.
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