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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 American elocutionist: comprising 'Lessons in enunciation', 'Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1851 - 380 pages
...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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...any virtues, unless obedience, or even servility to superiors, be of the number." THE LAST MINSTREL.i The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old ; Hi- withered cheek and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day; The harp, his sole remaining...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...confirmation of these remarks, we give a considerable part of the introduction to the whole poem : — "The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and treaees gray, Seem'd to have known а betler day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...confirmaliou of these remata, we give a considerable part of the introdaetion to the whole poem :— "The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wiiher'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...breach or jar! Spenser. I to the vulgar am become a jest, Esteemed as a minstrel at a feast. Sandys. 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 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1854 - 840 pages
...the personages actually flourished. The time occupied by the action is Three lights and Three Days? INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; l " The chief excellence of the Lay consists in the beauty of the description* of local scenery,...
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The Last Earl of Desmond: A Historical Romance of 1599-1603 ...

Charles Bernard Gibson - Ireland - 1854
...What can all this mean ? I must wait, I suppose, the explanation from her own lips." CHAPTER XLV. " 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 last of all the bards was he, Who sung of border chivalry."...
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The last earl of Desmond [by C.B. Gibson].

Charles Bernard Gibson, James Fitz-Thomas (17th earl of Desmond.) - 1854
...What can all this mean ? I must wait, I suppose, the explanation from her own lips." CHAPTER XLV. " 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 last of all the bards was he, Who sung of border chivalry."...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 6

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1854 - 750 pages
...the wind was cold, The Mineire l » us infirm and old ; Un wiihcr'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan buy. The last ol all ihe Bards was he, Who sune of Burder chivalry ; For, well-a-day ! their date was...
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Russell's American Elocutionist ...: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1854 - 376 pages
...syllables in each line, (called therefore octosyllabic,') of which the following jf 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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