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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 Young Englishman's First Poetry Book, Compiled by E. C. Lowe

Edward Clarke LOWE - 1868
...girls were waking, And smiling, and making A prayer at home for me. Thackeray. 21.— THE MINSTREL. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried hy an orphan boy. The last of all the bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry ; For, well-a-day !...
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The Wakefield spelling book, parts iii and iv; or The principles and ...

William L. Robinson - 1868
...The way of the just2 is uprightness ; thou, most upright4, dost2 weigh the path of the just2. — B. The way was long, the wind was cold,... the Minstrel...and old; his withered cheek, and tresses gray,... seemed2 to have known a better day ; the harp, his sole2 remaining joy,... was carried by2 an orphan...
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The lady of the lake, The lord of the Isles ,The lay of the last minstrel ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1868
...actually Jlonriahfd. The time occupied in the action is Three Night* and Three Days. fag of % fast Hi 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 joy,...
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How to Read and Declaim

Grenville Kleiser - Elocution - 1911 - 428 pages
...of yore — I am coming to Valhalla, O'er the sea." THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL BY SIB WALTER SCOTT 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...
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English Grammar and Composition

Larkin Dunton, Augustus Hill Kelley - English language - 1911 - 322 pages
...in trim condition, the anchor was weighed, and the huge steamer started on her homeward journey. 5. The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old. 6. Thick clouds of dust afar appeared, And trampling steeds were faintly heard. 7. The air was mild,...
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Exercises for Parsing and Analysis

Augusta Choate, Gertrude Hartman - English language - 1912 - 157 pages
...' 6. He saw that to swim his horse back again would be almost certain death. 7. His withered cheeks and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day;...sole remaining joy,'' Was carried by an orphan boy. 8. Ulysses tried to catch the bird, but it fluttered nimbly out of his reach, still chirping in a piteous...
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Prose and Poetry for Children

Henry Meade Bland - Children's literature - 1912 - 112 pages
...last of the bards ; bidding him adieu in words that are as sure of immortality as any Scott wrote : The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old ; His withered cheek, and trusses gray, Seemed to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by...
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An Elementary English Grammar: With Composition

Alma Blount, Clark Sutherland Northup - English language - 1912 - 330 pages
...to the mouldering wall, And at every gust the dead leaves fall, And the day is dark and dreary. 4. 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. — SCOTT. 5. The day is done, and...
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Gallant Little Wales: Sketches of Its People, Places and Customs

Jeannette Augustus Marks - Wales - 1912 - 188 pages
...Gorsedd " was no more to be found. A boy scout, perhaps thinking of Scott's minstrel, who said, — " The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old," was despatched downhill after him, and found him and the sword, arm in arm, lagging comfortably behind....
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...HONORABLE CHARLES, EARL OF DALKEITH, THIS POEM IS INSCKIBED H\ THE AUTHOR INTRODUCTION THE way was Ion;;, wo: She hath no loyal knight and true, The Lady of...For often thro' the silent nights A funeral, with p hoy. The last of all the bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry; For, wcll-a-day! their date was...
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