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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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Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott: Two Lives

James White - Authors, Scottish - 1858 - 316 pages
...consciousness in the midst of increasing weakness. At last, on the 21st of September, 1832, Sir Walter Scott breathed his last in the presence of all his children. " It was a beautiful day," says Lockhart ; " so warm that every window was wide open, and so perfectly still that the sound of...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 530 pages
...posts, and both reached Abbotsford on the 19th. 5 About half past one PM, on the 2lst of September, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all...open, and so perfectly still that the sound of all 10 others most delicious to his car, the gentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles, was distinctly...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 116

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1864 - 600 pages
...science of language ; but his home and his strength lay in our own literature and our own tongue. * 'It -was a beautiful day, so warm that every window...that the sound of all others most delicious to his ears, the gentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles, was distinctly audible as we knelt around the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 116

English literature - 1864 - 610 pages
...science of language ; but his home and his strength lay in our own literature and our own tongue. * ' It was a beautiful day, so warm that every window...that the sound of all others most delicious to his ears, the gentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles, was distinctly audible as we knelt around the...
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Grammatical analysis

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1865 - 80 pages
...flood, leads on to fortune. — Shakespeare. 12. About half-past one PM, on the 21st of September, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all his children. — Lockhart. 38. Each of the terms of a simple sentence may be interrogative word or phrase ; as,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott ...

Walter Scott - 1866 - 1204 pages
...were his last words. On the ^ i • of September, 1832, the end arrived with the gentleness of sleep, in the presence of all his children. " It was a beautiful day, so warm that every window was open, and so perfectly still that the sound of all others most delicious to his the gentle ripple of...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 124

English literature - 1868 - 608 pages
...him to bed, and he never rose from it more. ' About half-past one PM, on tho 21st of September, 1832, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all...window was wide open, and so perfectly still, that tho sound of all others most delicious to his ear, the gentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles,...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 96

American periodicals - 1868 - 850 pages
...him to bed, and he never rose from it more. 'About half-past one PM, on the 21st of September, 1832, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all his children. It wae a beautiful day, so warm that every window was wide open, and so perfectly still, that the sound...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1869 - 810 pages
...sleep. But the contest was soon to be over. About half-past one PM ou the 21st of September, 1832, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all...was a beautiful day, — so warm that every window waa wide open, — and so perfectly still that the sound of all others most delicious to his ear, the...
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The Home Life of Sir David Brewster

Margaret Maria Gordon - Physicists - 1870 - 502 pages
...when, on the 21st of September, the honoured head lay down in its melancholy last slumber on that " beautiful day, so warm that every window was wide...of all others most delicious to his ear, the gentle 1 This club is mentioned in a letter from Dr. Clarltson, one of its members, to Sir JY Simpson, Bart....
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