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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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English Literature: From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1904 - 606 pages
...their posts, and both reached Abbotsford on the igth. About half-past one PM on the zist of September, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all...children. It was a beautiful day — so warm, that ever)- window was wide open — and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others most delicious...
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ABBOTSFORD

WILLIAM SMITH, JR., W.S. CROCKETT - 1905 - 348 pages
...for an instant on the arrival of his sons. About half-past one pm, on September 21, Sir Walter Scott 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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Sir Walter Scott

Andrew Lang - Authors, Scottish - 1906 - 324 pages
...Lockhart " be a good man, my dear, be virtuous, be religious, be a good man." On the twenty-first " he 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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Wordsworth (1770) to Swinburne (1837)

Sir William Robertson Nicoll, Thomas Seccombe - England - 1907 - 482 pages
...words to his future biographer and son-in-law, Lockhart, "My dear, be a good man." Four days later he breathed his last in the presence of all his children. " It was a beautiful day and so warm that every window was wide open — and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others...
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Poets' Country

Andrew Lang - English literature - 1907 - 584 pages
...Wordsworth's the Muse of Scott is the child and lover of Nature, and "Nature mourns her worshipper," where "the sound of all others most delicious to his ear, the gentle ripple of Tweed over its pebbles," murmurs by Sir Walter's tomb at Dryburgh. Scott has remarked in Rob Roy on...
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Studies in Poetry

Stopford Augustus Brooke - Literary Criticism - 1910 - 280 pages
...towers, at the distance of a mile, he sprang up wit a cry of delight.' And there, on a lovely day, 'so perfectly still 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 Spell of Scotland

Keith Clark - Scotland - 1916 - 506 pages
...we stand here in the vivid after glow, "so warm that every window was wide open, and so peacefully still that the sound of all others most delicious to his ear, the gentle ripple of the Tweed, was distinctly audible." Dryburgh Five days after they carried him to rest in the Abbey — rival certainly...
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The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, 1825-32: From the Original Manuscript at ...

Walter Scott - 1927 - 968 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...children. It was a beautiful day — so warm that every Avindow was wide open — and so perfectly still, that the sound of all others most delicious to his...
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The Border Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 12

Nicholas Dickson, William Sanderson - Scotland - 1907 - 282 pages
...half-past one pm, on the 21st MÍ' September, Sir Walter breathed his last, in the presence of all Lis children. It was a beautiful day — so warm, that...open — and so perfectly still that the sound of all other* most delicious to his ear, the gentle ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles, was distinctly audible...
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Law Notes, Volume 22

Law - 1919 - 304 pages
...a beautiful day and so still that the ripple of the Tweed over its pebbles was distinctly audible, Sir Walter breathed his last in the presence of all his children. ASSIGNMENT OP COPYRIGHT.— The threshing out by Mr. Justice McCardie in the recent case of Barker...
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