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" I do love these ancient ruins. We never tread upon them but we set Our foot upon some reverend history; And, questionless, here in this open court, Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather, some men lie... "
The Patrician - Page 220
edited by - 1847
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Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Garnett - Clyde, Firth of (Scotland) - 1811 - 275 pages
...ancient piety, without feeling, in some degree^ the sentiments so admirably expressed by the poet: I do love these ancient ruins ; We never tread upon them, but we set: k Our foot upon some reverend history. And questionless, here, in these open courts, Which now lie...
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The History of Thirsk: Including an Account of Its Once Celebrated Castle ...

Thirsk (England) - 1821 - 180 pages
...the distressed : itself has long been involved in worse desolations than the desolation of war. " I do love these ancient ruins--- We never tread upon them, but we set Our feet upon some reverend history; And, questionless, here, in the open court, * See n. 28. . o ](X)...
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Letters on the scenery of Wales

Robert Hasell Newell - Letters - 1821 - 192 pages
...still an object of curiosity and importance to a thoughtful man. I do love these auncient ruynes ; We never tread upon them, but we set Our foot upon some reverend history. And questionless here, in this open court, (Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather,)...
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Description of the Abbeys of Melrose and Old Melrose, with Their Traditions

John Bower (of Melrose.) - Melrose (Scottish Borders, Scotland) - 1822 - 125 pages
...of the church is filled with the bones of the dead, It is thus admirably expressed by the poet — I do love these ancient ruins : We never tread upon...them, but we set Our foot upon some reverend history ; And, questionless, here in these open courts, Which now lie naked to the injuries Of stormy weather,...
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The pirate. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1822
...as I said to my master some short time syne, wba will be the fulethen?" CHAPTER XII. I do love the*e ancient ruins— We never tread upon them but we set Our foot upon some reverend history, And questionless, here, in this open court, (Which now lie* naked to the injuries Of stormy weather)...
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The Pirate, Volume 2

Walter Scott - English fiction - 1822 - 346 pages
...master some short time syne, wha will be the fule then ?" CHAPTER IV. I do love these ancient ruins-'We never tread upon them but we set Our foot upon some reverend history. And questionless, here, in this open court, (Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather)...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1823
...plain in the distinction of our words, That many have suppos'd it is a spirit That answers. Ant. I do love these ancient ruins ; We never tread upon...them, but we set Our foot upon some reverend history ; And, questionless, herein this open court, (Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather,)...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 7

Books - 1823
...plain in the distinction of our words, That many have suppos'd it is a spirit That answers. Ant. I do love these ancient ruins ; We never tread upon...them, but we set Our foot upon some reverend history ; And, questionless, here in this open pourt, (Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather,)...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 7

Books - 1823
...plain in the distinction of our words, That many have suppos'd it is a spirit That answers. Ant. I do love these ancient ruins; We never tread upon them, but we set Our foot upon some reverend history ; And, questionless, herein this open court, (Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather,)...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 93, Part 1; Volume 133

Early English newspapers - 1823
...call to mind the ' sentiments so admirably expressed by the Poet : " I do love these antient ruinj j We never tread upon them, but we set Our foot upon some reverend history j And questionless here, in these open courts, Which now lie naked to the injuries Of stormy weather,...
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