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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 Look back, and smile on perils past. Quote Right
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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 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 Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonor'd, and unsung. Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh what a tangled web we weave,
When first we practise to deceive!
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