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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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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...dread, fathomless, alone. THE LAST MINSTREL: His address to his Native Country. SIR WALTER SCOTT.* 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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...peep, And list the tale that love is telling ! THE LAST MINSTREL. THE way was long, the wind was coid, The Minstrel was Infirm and old; His withered cheek,...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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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
...wind was cold, The minstrel — was infirm, and old ; Hi* wither'd cheek — and tresses gray, Heem'd to have known a better day. The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried— by an orphan boy." Ve et the tender office Innf engage, To rnck the cradle of reposing ajrt ; iVirh lenient arts — extend...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...restore, And eyelids that are seal'd in death Shall wake, to close no more, PEABODY. THE LAST 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 : The harp, his sole remaining...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: With Ballads, Songs, and Miscellaneous Poems

Walter Scott - 1845 - 352 pages
...the action is three Nights and Three Days. 1 THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO FIRST. INTRODUCTION. 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 English Journal of Education, Volume 3

1845
...first class boys, in parsing a verse (which is written on the slates), after the following example. "The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old ; The harp, his sole remaining JOT, Was carried by an orphan boy." article, because it limits the signification...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...the Rhine ; Their tasks the busy sewers ply, And all is mirth and revelry. THE LAST MINSTREL. Tn , way was long, the wind was cold. The minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd check and tresses gray Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 762 pages
...confirmation of these remarks, we give a considerable part of the introduction to the whole poem : — " The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His wither'd cheek, and tresses pray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...confirmation of these remarks, we give a considerable part of the introduction to the whole poem : — " 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 Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 pages
...or the Rhine ; Their tasks the busy sewers ply, And all is mirth and revelry. THE LAST MINSTREL. TRE way was long, the wind was cold. The minstrel was infirm and old; His wither'd check and tresses gray Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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