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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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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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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - 1849 - 395 sider
[ Denne sides indhold er desværre begrænset. ]
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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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Bind 1

John Aikin - 1850 - 760 sider
...personages actually flourished The time occupied by the action is three nights am! three days. INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old; His wilhei'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day; The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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North American Second Class Reader: The Fourth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - 1850 - 276 sider
...rp. TUNEFUL ; long « in tune, not oo. BRETHREN ; give e its short sound ; do not call it bruthrin. THE way was long, the wind was cold ; The minstrel was infirm and o\d ; His withered cheek and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day. The harp, his sole remaining...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Bind 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...cause the popularity of the poem. The minstrel is thus described : — The way was long, the wind wa» e gier-eagle on his sail, Strong against tide the...Where ask is have, where seek is find, Where knock is flij ; His tuneful brethren all were dead ; And he, neglected and oppressed, Wished to be with them,...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising 'Lessons in Enunciation', 'Exercises ...

William Russell - 1851 - 380 sider
...eight syllables in each line, (called therefore octosyllabic,} of which the following is an example : " 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 joy,...
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