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Bibliography: Marmion by Scott, Sir Walter
- Scott, Sir Walter
- Note Source
- Collected Short Fiction 48; Song of the Lark Part I, Chap. 12; "Ardessa," Uncle Valentine and Other Stories 101
- Note Relating to Cather
- In "Behind the Singer Tower," Fred Hallet uses a quotation from Marmion to describe Stanley Merryweather's habit of giving jobs to former classmates: "Largess, largess, Lord Marmion , all as he lighted down." In The Song of the Lark, Constance de Beverley, a nun in Scott's dramatic poem, is one of Dr. Archie's "heroines." In "Ardessa," Cather echoes words of Lochinvar: "come out of the west" to describe Marcus O'Mally.