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" 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! "
The Monthly magazine - Seite 474
von Monthly literary register - 1841
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - 1901
...cheerful laughter. It was Walter Scott who sang : — "Oh Woman! In our hour of ease. Inconstant, ooy and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aap.? n made; When pain and anguish wriug the brow, A ministering angel Hum!" The ladies: Mother, sister,...
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Scott, Chaucer, and Medieval Romance: A Study in Sir Walter Scott's ...

Jerome Mitchell - 1987 - 268 Seiten
...mistress are both named Constance. Moreover, Scott's interruption of his narrative in VI.xxx, beginning "O Woman! in our hours of ease, / Uncertain, coy, and hard to please," recalls the Man of Law's frequent interruptions, especially his apostrophes to the two wicked mothers-in-law;...
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The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, Band 29

Gilbert Keith Chesterton - 1986 - 616 Seiten
...civilisation, coronets as well as tiaras, real crowns as well 1 Probably these lines from Martnion xxx: O Woman! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! as real diamonds. If they were artists, it was from the common civilisation of both sexes that they...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - 1988 - 645 Seiten
...(Vi263-65). Sir Walter Scott uses the phrase in Marmion (1808), sending it on its way toward cliche: "O Woman! in our hours of ease, / Uncertain, coy,...anguish wring the brow, / A ministering angel thou!" (canto 6, stanza 30). 13.328 (355:13-14). the menthol cone - The cooling and aromatic effect of menthol...
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Jane Austen's Art of Memory

Jocelyn Harris - 2003 - 271 Seiten
...Captain Wentworth. Captain Harville for his part could point to Scott's lines, quoted in Sanditon (397), O Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy and hard to please. And variable ... (VI.xxx) For the importance of constancy in Shakespeare, see Germaine Greer, Shakespeare, pp. 109-13....
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The Cultivation of Hatred

Peter Gay - 1993 - 685 Seiten
...assistance from Mile Read, 15 vols. (1926-27), VII, 191, 196. 37. Sir Walter Scott once described woman as "Uncertain, coy, and hard to please / And variable...as the shade / By the light quivering aspen made." Mannion, canto VI, stanza 30. 38. Barbara Taylor, Eve and the New Jerusalem : Socialism and Feminism...
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The Clockmaker: Series One, Two and Three

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - 1995 - 867 Seiten
...VI, Stanza XXX, 11. 1-6. The version of these lines in The Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott reads: O Woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! See The Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott. Ed. J. Logic Robertson. London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, New...
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Three Years in the Army of the Cumberland: The Letters and Diary of Major ...

James A. Connolly - 1987 - 399 Seiten
...a flash of lightning or a bursting 8. The quotation is from Scott's "Marmion" and reads as follows: "O woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel them I" shell that came screaming along, but as we neared the front we could see that the musketry...
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Inventions of the March Hare: Poems 1909-1917

Thomas Stearns Eliot - 1998 - 428 Seiten
...legendaires, 1991 edn, p. 1 1 6). hard to please: given 'undecided' (ii), compare Scott, Marmion vi xxx: O Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please. hard to please? The world is full of: compare Robert Louis Stevenson, Happy Thought (A Child's Garden...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 Seiten
...last. 10033 Marmlon O what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive! 10034 Marmlon 10035 Redgauntlet The ae half of the warld thinks the tither daft. 1 0036 Rob Roy But with the morning...
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