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" Seemed to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy ; The last of all the bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry. "
The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem - Side 11
af Walter Scott - 1807 - 340 sider
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Bind 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...confirmation of these remarks, we give a considerable part of the introduction to the whole poem : — " The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 762 sider
...confirmation of these remarks, we give a considerable part of the introduction to the whole poem : — " The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and tresses pray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 sider
...or the Rhine ; Their tasks the busy sewers ply, And all is mirth and revelry. THE LAST MINSTREL. TRE way was long, the wind was cold. The minstrel was infirm and old; His wither'd check and tresses gray Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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Ancient Sea-margins: As Memorials of Changes in the Relative Level of Sea ...

Robert Chambers - 1848 - 337 sider
...your hair, To come or gae by Carterhaugh, For young Tamlene is there." Border Minstrelsy, ii. 187. " The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. * * * He passed where Newark's stately tower Looks out from Yarrow's birchen bower: The minstrel gazed...
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Readings for the Young from the Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1848
...long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. o The last of all the Bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry ; For, welladay ! their date was; fled,...
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Readings for the young, from the works of sir Walter Scott, Bind 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1848
...air, Cried, "Where 's the coward that would not dare To fight for such a land !" THE LAST MINSTREL. The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - 1849 - 395 sider
...night, Shall lead thee to thy grave. SCO'IT. THE IJIST MINSTREL. THE way was long, the wind was coldj The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His withered cheek,...orphan boy ; The last of all the Bards was he, Who sunjj of Border chivalry. For, well. ay ! their date was fled, His tuneful brethren nll were dead ;...
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Elements of English Grammar for the Use of Ladies' Schools

Robert Gordon Latham - 1849 - 100 sider
...wither'd cheek, and tresses grey, Seem'd to have kn<5wn a b6tter day. The harp, his s61e remaining J6y, Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the bards was h6 Who sung of ancient chivalry. — SCOTT. § 178. In the following lines the accent recurs regularly...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 sider
...bright, And lovely as a Lapland night, SCOTT. THE LAST MINSTREL. THE w ay was long, the wind was coiil The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His withered cheek,...orphan boy ; The last of all the Bards was he. Who suner of Border chivalry. For, well ;iy ! their date was fled, His tuneful brethren all were dead ;...
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A system of English grammar

John White - 1850 - 198 sider
...tale To every passing villager. The squirrel leaps from tree to tree, And shells his nuts at liberty. The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. The golden palace of my God, Towering above the clouds I see ; Beyond the cherub's bright abode, Higher...
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