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" The tide did now its flood-mark gain, And girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from continent to isle ; Dry-shod, o'er sands, twice every day, The pilgrims to the shrine find way ; Twice every day, the waves efface... "
Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society - Page 68
by Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society - 1897
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1857 - 364 pages
...the Holy Island's bay. 9 The tide did now its flood-mark gain, And girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from...; Twice every day, the waves efface Of staves and sandalled feet the trace. As to the port the galley flew, Higher and higher rose to view The Castle,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1858 - 952 pages
...Holy Island's bay. IX. The tide did now its flood-mark gain, Aj'.d girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from continent to isle; Dry-shod, o'er źnuls, twice every day, The pilgrims to the shrine find way ; Twice every day, the waves efface, Of...
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Northumberland, and the Border

Walter White - 1859 - 498 pages
...but the tide rises as of old — " And girdles in the Saint's domain ; For, with the ebb and flow, its style Varies from continent to isle ; Dryshod,...waves efface Of staves and sandall'd feet the trace." And though instead of pilgrims we should now meet a fisherman or a licensed victualler driving a cart,...
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The East coast of England, from the Thames to the Tweed

Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott - 1861 - 452 pages
...the presence of quicksands. " The tide did now its flood-mark gain And girdled in the saint's domain; For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from...waves efface Of staves and sandall'd feet the trace." There is a lake of 7 acres in extent ; and at the S, extremity a rock, conical and perpendicular, 60...
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The East coast of England, from the Thames to the Tweed

Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott - 1861 - 452 pages
...quicksands. LINDISFAENE. 375 " The tide did now its flood-mark gain And girdled in the saint's domain ; For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from...way, Twice every day the waves efface Of staves and sandull 'd feet the trace." There is a lake of 7 acres in extent ; and at the S. extremity a rock,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir of the Author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1862 - 704 pages
...reached the Holy Island's bay. The tide did now its flood-mark gain, And girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from...; Twice every day, the waves efface Of staves and sandalled feet the trace. As to the port the galley flew, Higher and higher rose to view, The Castle,...
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Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the ..., Volume 2

1868 - 760 pages
...portrait of the Mount : " The tide now did its flood-mark Ruin, And girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from...way ; Twice every day the waves efface Of staves and sandalled feet the trace." Marmion, canto ii., stanza 9. The Mount is an isolated mass of granite,...
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The Continental Monthly, Volume 4

1863 - 774 pages
...its floodmark gain, And girdled in the saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varied from continent to isle ; Dryshod, o'er sands, twice...; Twice every day, the waves efface Of staves and sandalled feet the trace. As to the port the galley flew, Higher and higher rose to view The castle,...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1864 - 678 pages
...now its flood-mark gain, And girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its stylo Varies from continent to isle ; Dry-shod, o'er sands,...; Twice every day, the waves efface Of staves and sandalled feet the trace. As to the port the galley flew, Higher and higher rose to view, The Castle,...
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Handbook for Travellers in Durham and Northumberland

John Murray (Firm) - 1864 - 430 pages
...It can be followed from 2 hrs. after ebb to 2J hrs. before flood, i, e. for 6J hrs. every tide— " For with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from continent...Dry-shod, o'er sands, twice every day, The pilgrims to the sbrine find way ; Twice every day the waves efface Of staves and sandall'd feet the trace." Pedestrians,...
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