|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|And he a solemn sacred plight,|
Did to St. Bride of Douglas make,
That he a pilgrimage would take
To Melrose Abbey
Scott.Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto VI. Verse 27.
|If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright,|
Go visit it by the pale moonlight;
For the gay beams of lightsome day,
Gild, but to flout, the ruins grey.
Scott.Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto II. Verse 1.