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" THE minstrel boy to the war is gone, In the ranks of death you'll find him ; His father's sword he has girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. " Land of song !" said the warrior-bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, One sword, at least, thy... "
IRISH MELODIES AND SACRED SONGS. - Page 60
by THOMAS MOORE. - 1869
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 196

1902
...well as noble we thought the lad, and how oar breasts swelled with sacred pity when we heard that ' The Minstrel fell ! — but the foeman's chain Could not bring his proud soul under ; The harp he loved ne'er spoke again For he tore its cords asunder.' We endorsed that last act of the poor little...
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Melodies, Songs, Sacred Songs, and National Airs: Containing Several Never ...

Thomas Moore - Ballads, Irish - 1821 - 252 pages
...sword he h?s girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. " Land of Song '." said the warrior-bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, ONE sword, at least,...harp shall praise thee." The minstrel fell ! but the foemen's chain Could not bring his proud soul under ; The harp he lov'd ne'er spoke again, For he tore...
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Melodies (Irish melodies, National melodies).

Thomas Moore - 1821
...sword he has girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. " Land of song!" said the warrior-bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, One sword, at least,...rights shall guard, One faithful harp shall praise thee I" The Minstrel fell!—but the foeman's chain Could not bring that proud soul under; The harp he loved...
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Irish Melodies

Thomas Moore - Ballads, Irish - 1821 - 259 pages
...girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. — " Land of song !" said the warrior-bard, " Tho' all the world betrays thee, " One sword, at least,...shall guard, " One faithful harp shall praise thee !" II. The Minstrel fell ! — but the foeman's chain Could not bring his proud soul under ; The harp...
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Irish melodies, complete; to which are added National melodies

Thomas Moore - Irish poetry (in English) - 1822 - 111 pages
...he has girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. Land of song ! said the warrior-bard, Though all the world betrays thee, One sword, at least,...shall praise thee ! The Minstrel fell ! — but the foernan's chain Could not bring his proud soul under ; The harp he loved ne'er spoke again, For he...
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volume 4

Thomas Moore - 1823
...has girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. — ' ' Land of song ! " said the warrior-bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, " One sword, at...shall guard, " One faithful harp shall praise thee ! " II. The Minstrel fell ! — but the foeman's chain Could not bring his proud soul under ; The harp...
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The Works of Thomas Moore: Irish melodies. National airs

Thomas Moore - 1823
...has girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. — 1 ' Land of song ! " said the warrior-bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, " One sword, at...shall guard, " One faithful harp shall praise thee ! " n. The Minstrel fell ! — but the foeman's chain Could not bring his proud soul under ; The harp...
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Selections, from Several Literary Works: Comprising The Declaration of ...

Thomas O'Connor - English literature - 1824 - 153 pages
...Song !" said the warrior bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, " One sword at least, thy right shall guard, " One faithful harp shall praise thee."...The harp he lov'd ne'er spoke again, For he tore its curds asunder, And said, " No chains shall sully thee, " Thou soul of love and bravery! " Thy songs...
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Melodies, Songs, Sacred Songs, and National Airs

Thomas Moore - 1825 - 300 pages
...the war is gone, In the ranks of death you'll find him ; " Land of song !" said the warrior-bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, One sword, at least,...fell ! — but the foeman's chain Could not bring that proud soul under ; The harp he lov'd ne'er spoke again, For he tore its chords asunder ; And said,...
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The Works of Thomas Moore, Esq, Volume 3

Thomas Moore - Irish literature - 1825 - 6 pages
...sword he has girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him. " Land of Song !" said the warrior bard, " Though all the world betrays thee, ' O.NE sword, at least, thy rights shall- guard, OSE faithful harp shall praise thee." The minstrel fell ! but the foeman's chain Could not bring his...
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