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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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...saying, he laughed in my face and stalked away. LESSON XXXIV. THE LAST MINSTREL. BY WALTER SCOTT. 1. 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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Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott: Two Lives

James White - Authors, Scottish - 1858 - 278 pages
...had originally suggested the tale, and by this simple artifice the unity of the work is preserved. The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day. The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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English grammar

Charles Peter Mason - 1858
...Honour the king." " Sometimes the linnet piped his song, Sometimes the throstle whistled strong." " The way was long, the wind was cold ; The minstrel was infirm and old." " So he spoke, so I replied." " This is foolish, that is wise." " I was robbed of all my money ; for...
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The merrie days of England: sketches of the olden time

Edward McDermott (of Camberwell, Eng.?), Albert Henry Warren - England - 1859 - 154 pages
...home. A graphic picture is given of the laft of the bards in Scott's Lay of the Laft Minftrel : "— 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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The poetical reader, with notes and questions by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1859
...thoughts thy waters teach — " Eternity, eternity, and power." THE LAST MINSTREL. SIR WALTER SCOTT. 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 advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1859
...thoughts thy waters teach — " Eternity, eternity, and power." THE LAST MINSTREL. SIR WALTER SCOTT. 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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A test-book for students; comprising sets of examination papers upon ...

Thomas Stantial - 1859
...ille minax." 2. Divide also the following English couplet, and mark the accented syllables : — " The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old." 3. What else must be noted in the above English couplet besides its accented syllables ? 4. Distinguish...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OS=F SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART

1860
...the action is three nights and three days. TO INTRODUCTION, THE way was long, the wind was cold Ine Minstrel was infirm and old; His withered cheek, and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better dayIhe harp, his sole remaining joy ' Was carried by an orphan boy J The last of all the bards was...
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An elementary English grammar

Robert Gordon Latham - 1860
...Common Octosyllabics. — Butler's Hudibras, Scott's poems, The Giaour, and other poems of Lord Byron. The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old ; His haggard cheek and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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A Grammar of the English Language: Adpated to the Use of Schools and Academies

Samuel Stillman Greene - English language - 1860 - 264 pages
...genius over prejudice and power, in every country, and in every age, have been the triumphs of Athens. The way was long — the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old. Modification of the subordinate element. Relation of coordinate elements. 2 Tell which are of the first,...
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