Quotation by Sir Walter Scott

Like the dew on the mountain,
Like the foam on the river,
Like the bubble on the fountain,
Thou art gone, and for ever!
Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Lady of the Lake. . .

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