|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Sir Walter Scott (17711832)|
|QUOTATION:||Lightly from fair to fair he flew,|
And loved to plead, lament, and sue;
Suit lightly won, and short-lived pain,
For monarchs seldom sigh in vain.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Marmion. Canto v. Stanza 9.|
|WORKS:||Sir Walter Scott Collection.|