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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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Tales of Chivalry and the Olden Time

Walter Scott - 1887 - 200 pages
...is unnecessary to be particular on these subjects. To borrow lines from a con- 2ss temporary poet,2 who has written but too little : " The knights are...are with the saints, we trust." Their escutcheons 3 have long mouldered from the walls of their castles. Their castles themselves are but green mounds...
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 40

1906 - 1380 pages
...prepared for the soaring flight the Hon. Sam took now. He started with one finger pointed heavenward : " The knights are dust And their good swords are rust; Their souls are with the saints, we trust. "Scepticism is but a harmless phantom in these mighty hills. We believe that with the saints is the...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 40

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1906 - 1030 pages
...soaring flight the Hon. Sam took now. He started with one finger pointed heavenward : "The knights arc dust And their good swords are rust; Their souls are with the saints, we trust. "Scepticism is but a harmless phantom in these mighty hills. We believe that with the saints is the...
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English Lyrics

1890 - 332 pages
...follows: 'To borrow lines from a contemporary poet who has written too little, The hnights are dust, A nd their good swords are rust ; Their souls are with the saints we trust.' This convinced Coleridge that Scott wrote the novel, for the lines had been composed as an experiment...
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Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society

Cork Historical and Archaeological Society - 1899 - 296 pages
...wretches who seem to have deliberately planned his destruction from the beginning. Requiescat in pace. The Knights are dust, And their good swords are rust ; Their souls are with the saints we trust. Canon Courtenay Moore (p. 240) furnishes a list of the officers serving in the regiment during the...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1893 - 886 pages
...circumstance that a few lines were quoted by Sir Walter Scott in Ivanhoe (i. 156), published in 1820 : — ' To borrow lines from a contemporary poet, who has...little — The knights are dust, And their good swords rust ; — Their souls are with the saints, I trust. ' Sir Walter was quoting, of course, from memory....
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The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-time Literature, Volume 6

1893 - 448 pages
...Scott's " Ivanhoe " without being impressed with the daring pluck and heroism of those times:— " The knights are dust And their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the saints, we trust." In the eighth chapter of this novel the author draws a living picture of the famous tournament, when...
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Ivanhoe: Complete, with Notes and Glossary

Walter Scott - 1893 - 568 pages
...devices, their colors, 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 — Cap-a-pie : from head to foot. The knights are dust, And their good swords are rust, Their souls...
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Miscellaneous Publications

Sons of the Revolution. California Society - 1894 - 388 pages
...joint efforts — of common dangers, sufferings and successes." Those who battled for us have gone. "The knights are dust, And their good swords are rust. Their souls are with the saints, we trust." And the entire land won by them contains less than twenty of their living children, but we, their heritors...
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Ivanhoe: A Romance

Walter Scott - 1895 - 556 pages
...trappings. It is unnecessary to be particular on these subjects. To borrow lines from a contemporary poet, 1 who has written but too little, — ** The knights...ruins, — the place that once knew them knows them no more,—nay,'many a race since theirs has died out and been forgotten in the very land which they occupied,...
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