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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 Oh what a tangled web we weave,
When first we practise to deceive!
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Quote Left And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last. Quote Right
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Quote Left If you have no friends to share or rejoice in your success in life - if you cannot look back to those whom you owe gratitude, or forward to those to whom you ought to afford protection, still it is no less incumbent on you to move steadily in the path of duty; for your active excretions are due not only to society; but in humble gratitude to the Being who made you a member of it, with powers to save yourself and others. Quote Right
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Quote Left One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name. Quote Right
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Quote Left Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never be repaired. Quote Right
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