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Ivanhoe  (1820) 
by Walter Scott

Ivanhoe is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. It was written in 1819 and set in 12th-century England, an example of historical fiction. Ivanhoe is sometimes given credit for helping to increase popular interest in the middle ages in 19th century Europe and America.Excerpted from Ivanhoe on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



Now fitted the halter, now traversed the cart,
And often took leave,—but seemed loath to depart![1]



  1. The motto alludes to the Author returning to the stage repeatedly after having taken leave.

This work was published before January 1, 1928, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.