Walter Scott Quotes (295 quotes)
Redgauntlet, Vol. II, ch. 7 (1824).
“Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit.”
The Talisman, Ch. 24 (1825).
Woodstock, Ch. 28 (1826).
“Come fill up my cup, come fill up my can,
Come saddle your horses, and call up your men;
Come open the West Port, and let me gang free,
And it's room for the bonnets of Bonny Dundee!”
The Doom of Devorgoil, Bonny Dundee, Chorus (1830).
“One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honour or observation.”
Countess Brenhilda in Count Robert of Paris, Ch. 25 (1832).
“Thy hue, dear pledge, is pure and bright
As in that well-remember'd night
When first thy mystic braid was wove,
And first my Agnes whisper'd love.”
To a Lock of Hair.
Canto I, stanza 7. - The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805)
Canto I, stanza 21. - The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805)
Canto II, stanza 1. - The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805)
Canto II, stanza 10. - The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWalter Scott
Born: August 15, 1771
Died: September 21, 1832 (aged 61)
Occupation: Novelist, poet, lawyer
Bio: Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time.