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Well, then--our course is chosen--spread the sail--
Heave oft the lead, and mark the soundings well--
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Well, then--our course is chosen--spread the sail--
Heave oft the lead, and mark the soundings well--
Look to the helm, good master--many a shoal
Marks this stern coast, and rocks, where sits the Siren
Who, like ambition, lures men to their ruin.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: Navigation Quotes,
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Vengeance, deep-brooding o'er the slain, Had locked the source of softer woe, And burning pride and high disdain Forbade the read more

Vengeance, deep-brooding o'er the slain, Had locked the source of softer woe, And burning pride and high disdain Forbade the rising tear to flow

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: Vengeance Quotes,
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Everything in art is but a copy of nature.

Everything in art is but a copy of nature.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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It is equally a fault to believe all men or to believe none.

It is equally a fault to believe all men or to believe none.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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An old man at school is a contemptible and ridiculous object.

An old man at school is a contemptible and ridiculous object.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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