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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 girl's first help to reading; or, Selections from the best authors, by T ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854 - 184 pages
...describing. L. I think I do. THE LAST MINSTREL. WALTER SCOTT. THE way was long, the wind was colJ, 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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The Last Earl of Desmond:: A Historical Romance of 1599-1603. ... In Two ...

Charles Bernard Gibson, James Fitz-Thomas (17th earl of Desmond.) - 1854
...What can all this mean ? I must wait, I suppose, the explanation from her own lips." CHAPTER XLV. " The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...was infirm and old ; His withered cheek and tresses grey, Seemed to have known a better day ; The last of all the bards was he, Who sung of border chivalry."...
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The Last Earl of Desmond:: A Historical Romance of 1599-1603. ... In Two ...

Charles Bernard Gibson, James Fitz-Thomas (17th earl of Desmond.) - 1854
...What can all this mean ? I must wait, I suppose, the explanation from her own lips." CHAPTER XLV. " The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel...was infirm and old ; His withered cheek and tresses grey, Seemed to have known a better day ; The last of all the bards was he, Who sung of border chivalry."...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 6

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1854 - 750 pages
...the wind was cold, The Mineire l us infirm and old ; Un wiihcr'd cheek, and tresses gray, Seem'd to have known a better day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan buy. The last ol all ihe Bards was he, Who sune of Burder chivalry ; For, well-a-day ! their date was...
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Russell's American Elocutionist ...: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation ...

William Russell - 1854 - 376 pages
...syllables in each line, (called therefore octosyllabic,') of which the following jf an example : " 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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A grammar of the English language

Seacome Ellison - 1854 - 104 pages
...singular number only; as, " And I know a grove Of large extent, hard by a castle huge." COLEBIDGE. " The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy." SCOTT. It is joined also to a collective noun ; as, " A crowd drew near the place, Awe in each eye, alarm...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With life. 8 engr. on steel

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1855
...time occupied by the action is Three Nights and Three Days. THE LAY OF THE LAST MIMTBEL 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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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...Better. Well-a-day. Fled. Borne. Cheek. Who sung of. Light as lark. Unpremeditated /.lv. Peasant's ear. THE way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel...was infirm and old ; His withered cheek, and tresses 1 gray, Seemed to have known a hetter day ; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried hy an orphan...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Including the Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1856 - 746 pages
...ever equalled the demand for the Lay of the Last Minstrel." Life, Vol. II. p. 226. INTEODUCTION. 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...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...King, Where the angels ever sing Halleluiah ! 56 ENGLISH POETEY. PART THE SECOND. THE LAST MINSTEEL. 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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