Sir Walter Scott

(1771-1832 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Sir Walter Scott Quotes

  • ''There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine.''
    Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish novelist, poet. The Fair Maid of Perth, introduction (1828).
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Country Guy

Ah! County Guy, the hour is nigh,
The sun has left the lea,
The orange flower perfumes the bower,
The breeze is on the sea.
The lark his lay who thrill'd all day
Sits hush'd his partner nigh:
Breeze, bird, and flower confess the hour,
But where is County Guy?

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