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" Though stiff his hands, his voice though weak, He thought even yet, the sooth to speak. That if she loved the harp to hear, He could make music to her ear. "
The lay of the last minstrel. Illustr. ed - Page xiv
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1835
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1805 - 319 pages
...good Earl Francis*, dead and gone, And of Earl Walterf, rest him God ! A braver ne'er to battle rode : And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors of Buceleuch ; And, would the noble Duchess deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his hand,...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 22

1806
...rest him God ! A braver ne'er to hattle rode: And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warrior of Buccleuch; And, would the noble Duchess deign To...man's strain, Though stiff his hand, his voice though wea He thought even yet, the sooth to speak, That, if she lov'd the harp to hear, • He could...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1807 - 340 pages
...Earl Francis, * dead and gone, And of Earl Walter, f rest him God! A braver ne'er to battle rode : And how, full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors...; And, would the noble Duchess deign To listen to antold man's strain, Though stiff his hand, his voice though weak, He thought even yet, the sooth to...
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Lay of the Last Minstrel

Walter Scott - 1811 - 232 pages
...of Bueeleueh, grandfather of tUe Dutrhess, and a eelehrated warrior. And, would the nohle Dutehess deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his hand, his voiee thongh weak, He thonght, even yet, the sooth to speak, That, if she loved the harp to hear, He...
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The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. With Ballads and lyrical pieces

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1812
...Earl Francis,* dead and gone, And of Earl Walter, f rest him God ! A braver ne'er to battle rode ; And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors...deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff li is hand, his voice though weak, He thought, even yet, the sooth to speak, That, if she loved the...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1819
...the Dutchess. And of Earl Walter,* rest him God ! A braver ne'er to hattle rode; And how full many tale he knew, Of the old warriors of Buccleuch; And, would the nohle Dutchess deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his hand, his voice though weak,...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...good Earl Francis,* dead and gone, And of Earl Walter,t rest him God ! A braver ne'er to battle rode ; And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors...voice though weak, He thought, even yet, the sooth to spealt, That, if she loved the harp to hear, He could make music to her ear. The humble boon was soon...
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The Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
...kindness had his vsants supplied, And the old man was gratified, 12 Began to rise his minstrel pride : 13 And would the noble duchess deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiffhis hand, his voice though weak, He thought even yet, the sooth to speak, That if she loved the...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: Complete in One Volume..

Walter Scott - 1827 - 489 pages
...good Earl Francis,3 dead and gone, And of Earl Walter,3 rest him God! A braver ne'er to battle rode; And how full many a tale he knew . Of the old warriors of tiucclcuch ; And, would the noble duchess deign To listen to an old man's strain. Though stiff his...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...And the old man was gratified, Began to rise his minstrel pride : And, would the noble Duchess deism To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his...the sooth to speak, That, if she loved the harp to bear He could make music to her ear. The humble boon was soon obtained ; The aged Minstrel audience...
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