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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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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...1. Throw physic to the dogs, 111 none of it. SHARSPERE. — Macbeth, Act V. Scene 8. MINSTREL. — The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and tresses grey, Seem'd to have known a better day. WALTER SCOTT. — Introduction...
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Selections in poetry

English poetry - 1863 - 176 pages
...and crown 'd To meet her lord , she took the tax away And built-herself an everlasting name . Scott. THE way was long • the wind was cold , The minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither 'd cheek, and tresses gray , Seeni'd to have known a better day The harp his sole remaining...
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Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860

English poetry - 1863
...of the Tweed over its pebbles." He breathed his last at Abbotsford, on the 2ist of September, 1832.] THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; i. K His withered cheek and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

1864
...flourished. The time occupied by the action is Three Nights and Three Daya. NEWASK CASILE. INIRODUCIION. 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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Poetry for repetition, ed. by H. Twells

Henry Twells - 1864
...country and its God ! MRS. HKMANS. T 9. THE AGED MINSTREL. [From THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL.") IHE 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 Works of Sir Walter Scott: Bart

Walter Scott - 1866 - 740 pages
...the personages actually nourished. The time occupied by the action is three nights and three OJIJ-B. INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold,...was infirm and old ; His withered cheek, and tresses groy, 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, Volume 4

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1866 - 559 pages
...a small quarto, and a foolscap edition followed in rapid succession. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and tresses grey, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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Poetical works. With a biogr. and critical memoir by F.T. Palgrave

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1866
...a small quarto, and a foolscap edition followed in rapid succession. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold. The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His «rither'd cheek, and tresses grey, seem'd to have known a better day ; Th¿ harp, his sole remaining...
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A Common-school Grammar of the English Language

Simon Kerl - English language - 1866 - 350 pages
...Since mere succession implies addition or connection, copulative conjunctions are often omitted. " The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old." — Scott. " It burst; it fell; and, lo ' a skeleton." — Rogers. Disjunctive. Parts united in Form...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1867 - 559 pages
...Scott's granddaughter, has inherited the property. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. INTRODUCTION. THl way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; Hiswuher'd cheek, and tresses grey, Scon'd to have known a better day; The hirp, his sole remaining...
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