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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 ; For, well-a-day ! their date was fled, His tuneful brethren all were dead ; And he, neglected... "
The lay of the last minstrel, a poem - Page 11
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1806
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 1, Part 2

Europe - 1810
...of the Last Minstrel. The lines that suggested it arc to be found in the introduction to that poem. The way was long, the wind was cold : The minstrel...and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day : His harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. Perhaps, the character of the minstrel,...
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The Edinburgh annual register

1810
...of the Last Minstrel. The lines that suggested it are to be found in the introduction to that poem. The way was long, the wind was cold : The minstrel...and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day : His h'arp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. Perhaps, the. character of the minstrel,...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces

Walter Scott (sir, bart.) - 1812
...action is Three Nights and Three Days. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO FIRST. .JL i •-•!.'. INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold,...tresses gray, . Seemed to have known a better day$ • ••' L The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy.) / .'•':;! .. A The...
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Campbell; or, The Scottish probationer, a novel [by A. Balfour].

Alexander Balfour, Campbell (fict. name.) - 1819
...tour of pleasure to that I had already visited, Dunkeld *-"have the preference. CHAPTER XXXIII. . / The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day. SCOTT. AFTER leaving Dtmkeld, we proceeded to the pass of Killicrankie, celebrated as the spot where...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1819
...actually flourished. The time occupied hy the it turn is three Rights and three Pays. I* INTRODUCTION. TnE way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old ; llis withered cheek, and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a hetter day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...worshipp'd — because you are human And potent — because you are weak. THE LAST MINSTREL. tl'alrer Scott. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, AV'as carried by an orphan boy ; The last of all the bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry. For,...
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On the influence of autumnal scenery over the mind and heart. The Valley of ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...some few silent hours, when left alone, And " fame's obstreperous trump," I willingly disown. No.V. The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His withered cheek,...and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day. SIR WALTER SCOTT. J. HERE were few persons who possessed a greater fund of active benevolence than...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1823
...personages actually flourished. The time occupied by the action is Three Nights and Three Days. THE LAY or THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO FIRST. INTRODUCTION. 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 Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
..." Cheering, 1B Narrative manner, 19 Hesitation and Anxiety, M Enthusiasm, increasing to the end. 1 The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old j His withered cheek and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - English poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...The minstrel recites to the Dutchess, and her ladie?, a story of her ancestors. THE LAST MINSTREL. " The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day ; I The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the bards was he,...
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