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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces - Page 15
by Walter Scott (sir, bart.) - 1812
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 6

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1805
...gained. But, when he reached the room of ttue, Where {he, with all her ladies, fate, Perchance he wiflied his boon denied ; For, when to tune his harp he tried, His trembling hand had loft the eafe, Which marks fecurity t« pleafe ; And fcenes, long paft, of joy and pain, Came wildering...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1805
...poetry. ' But when he reached the room of state, Where she with all her maidens sate, Perchance he wish'd his boon denied ; For when to tune his harp he tried,...pain, Came wildering o'er his aged brain : He tried to tun« his harp in vain/ At length, encouraged by the kindness of his illustrious hostess, ' Amid the...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1806
...Francis Scott, Earl of Buccleuch, father of the duchess, f Walter, Earl of Buccleuch, grandfather of the duchess, and a celebrated warrior. Perchance he...his harp he tried, His trembling hand had lost the «ase. Which marks security to please ; And scenes, long past, of joy and pain, Came wildering o'er...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Walter Scott - Clans - 1811 - 349 pages
...t Walter, earl of Buccleuch, grandfather to the duchess, and a celebrated warrior. For when to tone his harp he tried, His trembling • hand had lost...security to please ; And scenes, long past, of joy and paia, Came wildering o'er his aged brain—- He tried to tune his harp in vain. The pitying duchess...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1819
...ladies, sate, Perchance he wished his hoon denied: For( when to tune his harp he tried, llis tremhling hand had lost the ease, Which marks security to please...past, of joy and pain, Came wildering o'er his aged hrain — He tried to tune his harp in vain. The pitying Dutchess praised its chime, And gave him heart,...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...Minstrel audience gained. But, when he reached the room of state, Where she, with all her ladies, sate, Perchance he wished his boon denied : For, when to...security to please ; And scenes, long past, of joy and pair*, Came wildering o'er his aged brain — He tried to tune his harp in vain. The pitying Duchess,...
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The Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
...reached the hall of state Where she, with all her ladies, sat, Perchance he wished his boon denied : 16 For when to tune his harp he tried, His trembling...ease Which marks security to please ; And scenes long passed of joy and pain Came wildering o'er his aged brain — He tried to tune his harp in vain. The...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 10

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1827 - 380 pages
...gain'd. But when he reach'd the room of state, Where she with all her ladies sate. Perchance he wish'd his boon denied: For when to tune his harp he tried, His trembling Land hud t»,t the case Which marks security to please ; And scenes, long past, of joy and pain, dme...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - English poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...room of state. Where she, with all her ladies, sate, Perchance he wish'd his boon denied: For when (o tune his harp he tried, His trembling hand had lost...— He tried to tune his harp in vain. The pitying Dutchess prais'd its chime, And gave him heart, and gave him time, Till every string'* according glee...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...gain'd. But, when he reached the room of state, Where she. with all her ladies, sate, Perchance ne wish'd his boon denied : For, when to tune his harp he tried,...ease, Which marks security to please; And scenes, longpast, of joy and pain, Came wildering o er nis aged brain — He tried to tune his harp in vain...
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