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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. The last of all the Bards was he. Who sung of... "
The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces - Página 11
por sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1812
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Advanced Lessons in English Grammar: For Use in Higher Grammar Classes

William Henry Maxwell - 1891 - 334 páginas
...transitive verbs have a passive force ; that is, the noun modified is the receiver of an action ; as, And he, neglected and oppressed, Wished to be with them and at rest. — SCOTT. 384. Participles are often used as adjectives of quality ; as, A startling occurrence. Blasted...
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Advanced Lessons in English Grammar: For Use in Higher Grammar Classes

William Henry Maxwell - 1891 - 334 páginas
...transitive verbs have a passive force; that is, the noun modified is the receiver of an action; as, And he, neglected and oppressed, Wished to be with them and at rest.—SCOTT. 384. Participles are often used as adjectives of quality; as, A startling occurrence....
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - 1892 - 541 páginas
...The harp, 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...to be with them, and at rest. No more, on prancing palfrey1 borne, He caroled, light as lark at mom ; No longer, courted and caressed, High placed in...
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The History and Poetry of the Scottish Border: Their Main Features ..., Volumen2

John Veitch - 1893
...Lay of the Last Minstrel, when he spoke of the aged harper as — " The last of all the Bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry ; For, well-a-day ! their...dead ; And he, neglected and oppressed, Wished to he with them, and at rest" The old wandering violer himself says, in the last stanza of Leader Haughs...
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The English Poets, Volumen4

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1893
...day; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the Bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry; For, welladay! their...tuneful brethren all were dead ; And he, neglected and oppress'd, Wish'd to be with them, and at rest. No more on prancing palfrey borne, He carolled light...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1894 - 770 páginas
...harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the Bards was he, Who snng of Border chivalry; For, welladay ! their date was...tuneful brethren all were dead; And he, neglected and oppress'd, Wish'd to be with them, and at rest. No more on prancing palfrey borne, He caroll'd, light...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1894
...welladay! their date was fled, His tuneful brethren all were dead ; And he, neglected and oppress'd, Wish'd to be with them, and at rest. No more on prancing palfrey boine, He carolled light as lark at morn : No longer courted and caress'd, High placed in hall, a welcome...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...day; The harp, his sole remaining joy. Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of ^11 the Bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry: For, welladay! their...and at rest. No more, on prancing palfrey borne, He caroled light as lark at morn; No longer, courted and caressed, High placed in hall, a welcome guest,...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - 1896 - 633 páginas
...The harp, 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...brethren all were dead ; And he, neglected and oppressed, AVished to be with them, and at rest No more, on prancing palfrey borne, He carolled, light as lark...
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Zenobia and Other Poems

George H. Thornton - 1896 - 150 páginas
...To eat the honey and starve the bee. So when to congress he had fled He found his tuneful servants dead, And he, neglected and oppressed, Wished to be with them and at rest; No more in congress could he stand And to his servants give command. No longer courted and caressed, High placed...
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