On his bold visage middle age Had slightly press'd its signet sage, Yet had not quench'd the open truth And fiery vehemence of youth Forward and frolic glee was there, The will to do, the soul to dare.
More Quotes from Walter Scott:But patience, cousin, and shuffle the cards Till our hand is a stronger one.
Still are the thoughts to memory dear.
Where lives the man that has not tried How mirth can into folly glide, And folly into sin.
Some feelings are to mortals given With less of earth in them than heaven.
O woman in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou.
It 's no fish ye 're buying, it 's men's lives.
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I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me;I will be concerned at my own want of ability.
At least I'm at peace with myself. I have done my best to write a book about what really happened there and why it happened and it's done, it's published. I won't write another book on Vietnam.
I'm a good storyteller.