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" It was a beautiful dny — so warm that every window was wide open — and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others most delicious to his ear, the gentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles, was distinctly audible as we knelt around the bed.... "
Story of the life of sir Walter Scott, revised, with additions, incl. the ... - Page 134
by Robert Chambers - 1894 - 144 pages
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 54

England - 1843 - 832 pages
...Engender'd, hangs o'er Eildon's trinlo height." On the 21st of Septemher 1832, Sir Walter Scott hreathed his last, in the presence of all his children. " It was a heantiful day," we have heen elsewhere told, " so warm that every window was wide open, and so perfectly...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart..

John Gibson Lockhart - 1838 - 512 pages
...their posts, and both reached Abbotsford on the 19th. About half-past one PM, on the 21st of September, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all his children. It was a beautiful day—so warm that every window was wide open—and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser. New and improved ser, Volume 2

1838 - 654 pages
...their posts, and both reached Abbotsford on the 19th. About half-past one PM, on the 21st of September, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all his children. It was a beautiful dny — so warm that every window was wide open — and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 10

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839 - 386 pages
...their posts, and both reached Abbotsford on the 19th. About halfpast one PM, on the 21st of September, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all...children. It was a beautiful day — so warm that every windowwas wide open — and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others most delicious to his...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...the end of the furrow.' 'About half-past one, PM,' says Afr Lockhart, 'on the 21st of September 1832, M Ƶ) : Ɏ w d u / $ ]+n< P~<qJW =Ko 0yYG ; 7 U D * windowwas wide open — and so perfectly still that the sound of all others most delicious to his ear,...
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The Genius of Scotland: Or Sketches of Scottish Scenery, Literature and Religion

Robert Turnbull - Scotland - 1847 - 396 pages
...half past one, PM," says Mr. Lockhart, his sonin-law and biographer, "on the 21st of September, 1832, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all...a beautiful day — so warm that every window was open — and so perfectly still that the sound, of all others most de348 * GENIUS OF SCOTLAND. Itcious...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1848 - 824 pages
...of September, 1882, Sir Walter Scott breathed his last, in the presence of all his children. It wa» a beautiful day — so warm, that every window was...that the sound, of all others most delicious to his car, the gentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles, was distinctly audible, as we knelt around the...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1848 - 1798 pages
...to anticipate ! " It was," says Mr. Lockhart, '• a beautiful day : so warm that every window was open : and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others most delicious to his ear. the pentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles, was distinctly audible as we knelt around the bed, and...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 768 pages
...PM," says Mr. Lockhart, "on the 21st of September, 1832, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presenee of all his children. It was a beautiful day — so warm that every window was wide open — and ao perfectly still, that the sound of all others most delicious to his ear, the gentle ripple of the...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 780 pages
...September, 1832, Sir Walter reathtd his laat, in the presence of all his children. It was a beautiful ay — so warm that every window was wide open — and so perfectly still, tat the sound of all others most delicious to his ear, the gentle ripple of w Tweed over its pebbles,...
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