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" In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding chords along : The present scene, the future lot, His toils, his wants, were all forgot : Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost ; Each blank, in faithless memory... "
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet - Page 5
by Sir Walter Scott - 1887 - 646 pages
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Sir Walter Scott - 1805 - 319 pages
...The old man raised his face, and smiled ; And lightened up his faded eye, With all a poet's extacy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...responsive rung, 'Twas thus the LATEST MINSTREL sung. 8 THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO FIRST. I. THE feast was over in Branksome tower, And the Ladye...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1805
...wild, The old man raised his face and imil'd ; And lighted up his faded eye With all a poet's extacy. 1 In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...diffidence and age's frost In the full tide of song were lest. Each blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied ; And, while his harp...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1806
...With all a poet's extacy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding chords along ; ^j The present scene, the future lot ; His toils, his...responsive rung, Twas thus the LATEST MINSTREL sung.' p. \6. We must now expect, when we listen to the Minstrel, those irregular measures, and that uncontrouled...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1806
...With all a poet's ecstacy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding chords along j The present scene, the future lot, His toils, his...faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied j And, while his harp responsive rung, 'Twos thus the LATEST MINSTRZI, sung. P. 12. Those, who have...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...The old man raised his face, and smiled, And lightened up his faded eye, With all a poet's ecstacy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...forgot ; Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the fall tide of song were lost. Each 1 1! i nk , in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1806
...lightened up his faded eye, With all a poet's extacy 1 In varying cadence, soft or strong, He ^wept the sounding chords along : The present scene, ,the...and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost j Each blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied ; And, while his harp responsive...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1806
...The old man raised his face, and smiled ; And lightened up his faded eye, With all a poet's extacy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...his wants, were all forgot : Cold diffidence, and ages frost, In the full tide of song were lost ; Each blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...ftiture lot, Hiť toib, his wants, were all forgot ; Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the ftiH tide of song were lost. Each blank, in faithless memory...responsive rung, Twas thus the LATEST MINSTREL sung. P. 12. Those, who hare any relish for the beautiful and sublime, will be'' charmed with his desci-iption...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 80, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1810
...The Old-Man rais'd his face and smil'd, And lighten'd up his brilliant eye* With all a Poet's extasy. In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...all forgot ; Cold diffidence and age's frost In the lull tide of song were lost." * HJS sijht is remarkably good. The venerable object of this public testimony...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1811
...The old man raised his face, and smiled ; And lightened up his faded eye, With all a poet's ecstacy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...while his harp responsive rung, Twas thus the LATEST MINSTBEL sung. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. f CANTO FIRST. I. THE feast was over in Branksome tower,...
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