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" THE harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls, As if that soul were fled. — So sleeps the pride of former days, So glory's thrill is o'er, And hearts, that once beat high for praise, Now feel that... "
The Works of Thomas Moore, Esq - Page 100
by Thomas Moore - 1825 - 6 pages
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Youth's Speaker

George Rhett Cathcart - Recitations - 1871 - 181 pages
...98. — TARA'S HARP. — Moore. THE harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were...high for praise Now feel that pulse no more ! No more to chiefs and ladies bright The harp of Tara swells ; The cord alone that breaks at night Its tale...
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Dublin and the County of Wicklow; how to See Them for Four and a Half Guineas

John Bradbury (of Salford.) - Dublin (Ireland) - 1871 - 80 pages
...of this spot in his poem : — "The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were...for praise, Now feel that pulse no more. " No more to chiefs and ladies bright The harp of Tara swells : The chord alone that breaks at night Its tale...
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Allusions in Ulysses: An Annotated List

Weldon Thornton - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 554 pages
...Tara's Halls," which begins "The harp that once through Tara's halls/ The soul of music shed,/ Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls,/ As if that soul were fled." 168.14/165.38 ALL THE BEEF TO THE HEELS See entry 66.8. l68.20/l66.2 THE HUGUENOTS BROUGHT THAT HERE...
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Musical Allusions in the Works of James Joyce: Early Poetry through Ulysses

Zack R. Bowen - Literary Criticism - 1974 - 372 pages
...the words to the first stanza: The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were...beat high for praise, Now feel that pulse no more. The days of "glory's thrill" which the song describes seem better in retrospect in the song than they...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 645 pages
...Once Through Tara's Halls": "The harp that once through Tara's halls / The soul of music shed / Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls / As if that soul were...beat high for praise, / Now feel that pulse no more." The harp was the instrument of the Celtic bards and is a traditional symbol for Ireland; "harp" is...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...That Once through Tara 's Halls 5 The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now = . (1. 1 -4) GTBS; GTBS-P; HoPM Rich and Rare Were the Gems She Wore 13 Rich and rare were the gems she...
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Picking Up Airs: Hearing the Music in Joyce's Text

Ruth Bauerle - Music - 1993 - 220 pages
...pattiorism died: The harp that once thtough Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mure on Tara's walls As if that soul were fled, So sleeps the ptide of former days, So gloty's thtill is o'er, And hearrs that once beat high for praise. Now feel...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...THAT ONCE THROUGH TARA'S HALLS The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were...high for praise Now feel that pulse no more! No more to chiefs and ladies bright The harp of Tara swells; The chord alone that breaks at night Its tale...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...trans, by HT Lowe-Porter (1928). 12 The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were fled. THOMAS MOORE, (1779-1852) Irish poet. "The Harp that Once Through Tara's Halls," st. 1 , Irish Melodies...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...that once through Tara's halls' The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now thee That fond impossibility. LOVELL Sir Bernard...Barborian' Two souls with but a single thought, Two 7857 Lalla Rookh 'The Fire-Worshippers' Uke Dead Sea fruits, that tempt the eye, But turn to ashes...
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