S.A. Bent, comp. Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men. 1887.
Sir Walter Scott
[Born in Edinburgh, Aug. 15, 1771; educated at the University; wrote The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805; Marmion, 1806; Lady of the Lake, 1810; Waverley, 1814, and other poems and romances to 1831; received the rank of baronet, 1820; died Sept. 21, 1832.]