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" The knights are dust, And their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the saints, we trust.'* Their escutcheons have long mouldered from the walls of their castles. "
Ivanhoe - Page 87
by Walter Scott - 1923 - 514 pages
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Introductions, and Notes and Illustrations to the Novels, Tales ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1833 - 472 pages
...supposed to have occasioned the introduction of supporters into the science of heraldry. LINES — The Knights are dust, And their good swords are rust ; Their souls are with the saints, tee trust. — P. 132. These lines are part of an unpublished poem by Coleridge, whose muse so often...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 5

1836 - 562 pages
...and the dilated form of Fawdon upon the turret holding in it8 gigantic hand a blazing beam.* But * the knights are dust. And their good swords are rust— Their souls are with the Saints we trust'— and it is necessary to bring down the history of the bloodhound to our own unromantic times. Sir Walter...
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Chronicles of London Bridge

Richard Thomson - 1839 - 544 pages
...antiquaries ; his tomb, and that of his rival, are alike unknown, and even if they could be traced, — ' The Knights are dust, And their good swords are rust ; Their souls are with the Saints, we trust ! ' " I must own that I thought it a little uncivil in Mr. Barnaby Postern, as I finished these reflections...
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The Cambridge University Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1

1840 - 528 pages
...CAMBRIDGE PRIZE TOEMS. RICHARD THE FIRST IN PALESTINE. By John Charles Conybeare, of St. Peter's College. The knights are dust ; And their good swords are rust. Their souls are with the saints we trust. — PERCY'S Reliqutt. " SAVE,' Warriors, save the sepulchre, whose gloom " Closed o'er th' incarnate...
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Two lectures read before the Essay society of Exeter college, Oxford [by R.J ...

Richard John King - 1840 - 124 pages
...before us, as we give ourselves up to the influence of the olden time ;—but " The Knights are dust, Their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the Saints, we trust." And the few relics of nobler ages, fast passing away, seem to echo the plaintive motto of one of the...
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Waverley Novels ...: Ivanhoe

Walter Scott - 1853 - 410 pages
...devices, their colours, and the embroidery of their horse trappings. It is unnecessary to be particular on these subjects. To borrow lines from a contemporary poet, who has written but too little — " Tile knights are dust And their good swords are rust, Tlieir souls are with the saints, we trust."...
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The Temple Church

Charles Greenstreet Addison - 1843 - 164 pages
...Protector —The Lord deRos, &c. &c.—Ancient monuments of the Hospitallers in the Temple Church. " The knights are dust, And their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the saints, we trust." THE mail-clad monumental effigies reposing side by side on the pavement of " the Round" of the Temple...
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The Dial, Volume 3

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, George Ripley - 1843 - 560 pages
...if he had just waked from sleep in a Wirtemberger's arms. Such a heart beat in the German people ! " The knights are dust And their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the saints, we trust." We know. Of an entirely different character is the other book, I have before me, " Modern Greek popular...
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The Dial, Volume 3

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, George Ripley - 1843 - 564 pages
...if he had just waked from sleep in a Wirtemberger's arms. Such a heart beat in the German people ! " The knights are dust And their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the saints, we trust." We know. Of an entirely different character is the other book, I have before me, " Modern Greek popular...
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Waverley Novels: Vol. 4, Volume 4

Walter Scott - 1844 - 748 pages
...devices, their colours, and the embroidery of their horse trappings. It is unnecessary to be particular on these subjects. To borrow lines from a contemporary...their good swords are rust. Their souls are with the sainte, we trust.« Their escutcheons have long mouldered from the walls of their castles. Their castles...
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