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" THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old; His withered cheek, and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. "
A System of English Grammar - Page 165
by Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pages
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...thought, Can still suspect, and still revere himself, In lowliness of heart. Wordsworth. THE MINSTREL. 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; 2H The harp, his sole remaining...
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The lay of the last minstrel. Illustr. ed

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1835
...form, the Lady Gcraldinc. Canto vi., Stanza xix. ROSLIN CASTLE - - JMW TUKNKR, RA 165 INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...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,...
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Tristan; recueil de ce qui reste des poëmes relatifs à ses ..., Volume 2

Francisque Michel - 1835
...351 et 352: . ea sola voluptas Solamenque mall, de collofistula pende t. (,Eneidos lib. iii, v. 660.) The harp, his sole remaining joy , Was carried by an orphan boy. (The Lay of the last Minstrel, v. 5 et 6.) Voyez, sur la réputation qu'avoit Tristan comme musicien,...
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Fifth Book of Lessons for the Use of the Irish National Schools

1836 - 406 pages
...amaranthine flowers, And yield thee fruit divine in heaven's immorta bowers. WILCOX. THE LAST MINSTRKI,. The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy ; The last of all the Bardg was he, Who sung of Border chivalry. For well a day ! their date was fled,...
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The harp of the wilderness; or, Flowers of modern fugitive poetry

Harp - 1836
...storms ; for all combine To demonstrate a Power, Omniscient and Divine. THE MINSTREL. SIK W. SCOTT. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...infirm and old ; His withered cheek and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 10

1837
...alluded to by Sir Walter Scott, in his Lay of the Last Minstrel: — The way was long, the wind wai cold, The minstrel was infirm and old. His withered...known a better day The harp, his sole remaining joy W as carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the bards was he \Vho sane of Bolder chivalry. For,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 10-11

1837
...This fallen condition is thus alluded to by Sir Walter Scott, in his Lay of the Last Minstrel : — The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...withered cheek, and tresses gray, Seemed to have known a belter day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the bards...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
.... . . 91 On the Wonders of Re. Earth and Heaven . . 185 sofi THE POETIC RECITER. THE LAST MINSTREL. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...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,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - 1838 - 443 pages
...occupied by the action is three nights Û three days. INTRODUCTION. THI way vas long, the wind ̣à« cold, The minstrel was infirm and old; His withered...harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan hoy. The last of all the bards was he, Who s«ng of Border chivalry; For, well-a-day ! their date was...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 40-41

...aged minstrel— the last of his race : " The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel wus inflnn and old, His withered cheek and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day : His harp, his solo remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the bards was heWho...
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