Sir Walter Scott quotes

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A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may ventur ...
The priest and bridegroom wait the bride
And dame and knight are there.
With a smile on her lips, and a tear in her eye.
'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale;
'Twas Christmas told the merriest tale;
Each age has deemed the new-born year
The fittest time for festal cheer.
Oh, young Lochinvar is come out of the West,--
Through all the wide Border his steed was the best,
Where shall the traitor rest,
He, the deceiver,
Come as the winds come, when
Forests are rended,
Come as the waves come, when
Navies are stranded:
Come away, come away,
Hark to the summons!
Come in your war-array,
Gentles and commons.
"A weary lot is thine, fair maid,
A weary lot is thine!
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