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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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Ancient Sea-margins: As Memorials of Changes in the Relative Level of Sea ...

Robert Chambers - 1848 - 337 pages
...your hair, To come or gae by Carterhaugh, For young Tamlene is there." Border Minstrelsy, ii. 187. " The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. * * * He passed where Newark's stately tower Looks out from Yarrow's birchen bower: The minstrel gazed...
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Readings for the Young from the Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1848
...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, Was carried by an orphan boy. o The last of all the Bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry ; For, welladay ! their date was; fled,...
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Readings for the young, from the works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1848
...air, Cried, "Where 's the coward that would not dare To fight for such a land !" 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 Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

1849 - 395 pages
...night, Shall lead thee to thy grave. SCO'IT. THE IJIST MINSTREL. THE way was long, the wind was coldj The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His withered cheek,...his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy ; The last of all the Bards was he, Who sunjj of Border chivalry. For, well. ay ! their date was fled,...
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A system of English grammar

John White - 1850 - 198 pages
...tale To every passing villager. The squirrel leaps from tree to tree, And shells his nuts at liberty. The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. The golden palace of my God, Towering above the clouds I see ; Beyond the cherub's bright abode, Higher...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
...bright, And lovely as a Lapland night, SCOTT. THE LAST MINSTREL. THE w ay was long, the wind was coiil The Minstrel was infirm and old ; His withered cheek,...his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy ; The last of all the Bards was he. Who suner of Border chivalry. For, well ;iy ! their date was fled,...
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Select Works of the British Poets,: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1850 - 732 pages
...personages actually flourished The time occupied by the action is three nights am! three days. INTRODUCTION. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old; His wilhei'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day; The harp, his sole remaining joy,...
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North American Second Class Reader: The Fourth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - 1850 - 276 pages
...rp. TUNEFUL ; long in tune, not oo. BRETHREN ; give e its short sound ; do not call it bruthrin. THE way was long, the wind was cold ; The minstrel was infirm and o\d ; His withered cheek and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day. The harp, his sole remaining...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...Well-a-day. Fled. Borne. Syntax. Cheek. Who sung of. Light as lark. Unpremeditated lay, Peasant's ear. 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...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...with any virtues, obedience, or even servility to superiors, be of the number." THE LAST MINSTREL.1 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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