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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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Exercises in Orthography and Derivation

John Purdue Bidlake - 1861 - 170 sider
...confidence. 1. The — sailor was found clinging to an — . 2. The trees are covered with — frost. o 3. ' The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and — .' 4. ' But break my heart, for I muat — my tongue.' 5. ' They launched the long galley, and...
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Poetry for Repetition

Henry Twells - 1862 - 226 sider
...the wind was cold, JL 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. The last of aU the bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry. For, well-a-day ! their date was fled, His tuneful...
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Little Folks: A Magazine for the Young

1884
...idicule D. 6. 0 ctangula R. 7. S tilett 0. 8. E xcer P. OWN PUZZLES (page 317). MISSING-LETTER PUZ2LE. " The way was long, the wind was cold, ' The minstrel...was infirm and old ; His withered cheek and tresses grey Seemed to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan...
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The Living Age, Bind 317

1923
...itself in his prosaic temperament. His most celebrated lines show the quality of his compo-sition:— The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...sole remaining joy. Was carried by an orphan boy. . . . Again, there is his description of Melrose Abbey: — If Iliou would'st view fair Melrose aright,...
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 23 - Poland ...

Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily - 1978 - 520 sider
...The Minstrel was infirm and old; His withered cheek, and tresies gray, Seemed to have known a belter day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried...sung of Border chivalry ; For, well-a-day ! their dale was fled, His tuneful brethren alt were dead ; And he, neglected and oppressed, Wished to be with...
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Beyond the Line: Classical Arabic Literary Critics on the Coherence and ...

G. J. H. Van Gelder - 1982 - 229 sider
...style. . . each element in a description has its own emotional impact independently of other elements. 'The way was long, the wind was cold, the minstrel was infirm and old' is poetic style; 'The way was long and the wind was cold, while the minstrel was elderly and infirm'...
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The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad, Bind 4

Joseph Conrad - 1983 - 596 sider
...your dear longed-for visit. t Parodying the stari of Sir Walter Scott's The L^y of the Lait Minitrel: 'The way was long, the wind was cold. / The Minstrel was infirm and old; / . . .The harp, his sole remaining joy, / Was carried by an orphan bov' 2 Four Galswortby poems appeared...
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The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad, Bind 4

Joseph Conrad - 1983 - 596 sider
...Lay of the Last .Minstrel: 'The way was long, the wind was cold, / The Minstrel was infirm and old; / ...The harp, his sole remaining joy, / Was carried by an orphan boy'. 2 Four Galsworthy poems appeared in the June number (2, 411-13); the second is 'Rose and Yew'. ' Galsworthy...
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The Making of the Victorian Novelist: Anxieties of Authorship in the Mass Market

Bradley Deane - 2003 - 170 sider
...for himself: in the poem's introduction the eponymous minstrel, a thinly disguised figure for Scott ("The last of all the bards was he, / Who sung of Border chivalry") is patronized by Anne Scott, first Duchess of Buccleuch and ancestor of the Buccleuchs who would be...
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Epic and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Simon Dentith - 2006
...opening premise of the poem, which sets itself at the moment of transition to a more modern world: The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old; His wither'd cheek and tresses gray, Seern'd to have known a better day; The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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