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" THE dews of summer night did fall ; The moon, sweet regent of the sky, Silvered the walls of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby. "
Lives of Scottish Poets - Seite 97
von Joseph Robertson, Society of Ancient Scots, London - 1822 - 378 Seiten
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Amye Robsart and the Earl of Leycester: A Critical Inquiry Into the ...

George Adlard - 1870 - 344 Seiten
...and from that the present excerpt has been made, which is now presented to the reader :2 " CUMJSTOE HALL. THE dews of summer night did fall, The moon (sweet regent of the sky) Silver 'd the walls of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby. Now nought was heard beneath...
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The Lands of Scott

James Frothingham Hunnewell - 1871 - 508 Seiten
...even now entirely spent " [1831]. The opening and also the closing lines of the poem are these : — " The dews of summer night did fall ; The moon, sweet...of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby. Full many a traveller oft hath sigh'd, And pensive wept the Countess' fall, As wandering onwards they've...
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Waverley Novels, Band 12

Walter Scott - 1871
...muttering, " Now for a close heart, and an open and unruffled brow," he left the apartment. CHAPTEK SIXTH. The dews of summer night did fall, The moon, sweet...of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby. MIOKLE. FOUB apartments, which occupied the western side of the old quadrangle at Cumnor Place, had...
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Hips and haws, or, Double acrostics, by various authors, ed. by A.P.A.

Hips - 1871
...spilt upon her dress changed the fortunes of Europe. 2. A city of Canaan, taken by stratagem. 3. ' The dews of summer night did fall: The moon, sweet regent of the sky, Silver'd the walls of Cumnor ; And many an oak that grew thereby.' 4. An Indian term (generally applied to rupees), which has a...
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The Best of All Good Company

Blanchard Jerrold - 1872 - 472 Seiten
...especially in the moonlight nights, and he seemed never weary of repeating the first stanza j — " ' The dews of summer night did fall ; The moon, sweet regent of the sky, Silvered the walls of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby.' " That the impression made by...
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The life of sir Walter Scott, repr. with additions from the Quarterly review

George Robert Gleig - 1871
...especially in the moonlight nights ; and he seemed never weary of repeating the first stanza : — ' The dews of summer night did fall, The moon, sweet regent of the sky, Silvered the walls of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby.' " That the impression made by...
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She was young and he was old, by the author of 'Lover and husband'.

Mrs. Molesworth - 1872
...fascination the first verse of the old ballad of " Cumnor Hall" had for him. Do you remember — " The dews of summer night did fall, The moon, sweet...of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby." I only remember that verse ; I don't care a bit for the rest of the ballad, though no doubt we owe...
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Hidden Treasure, Or, The Good St. Nicholas: A Goblin Story for Christmas

Nathan Boughton Warren - 1872 - 187 Seiten
...in groups over the park beyond the walls of the court-yard, reminded me of a favorite old song : " The moon, sweet regent of the sky, Silver'd the walls...of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby." I thought of the quaint fun and merriment I had just witnessed ; of the unexpected appearance of my...
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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...sickening, dying, and the dead contain'd. John Armstrong. — Born 1709, Died 1779. 928.— CUMNOE repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired : Th Silvor'd the walls of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby. Now nought was heard beneath...
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Epitome of Lockhart's Life of Scott

John Gibson Lockhart, Henry Irwin Jenkinson - 1873 - 388 Seiten
...Cumnor Hall, was never weary of repeating< during those evening walks, the following stanza : — " The dews of summer night did fall — The moon, sweet regent of the sky, Silvered the walls of Cumnor Hall, And many an oak that grew thereby." In Scott's love for these lines...
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