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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 School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 4

School board readers - 1872
...When kindness had his wants supplied, And the old man was gratified, Began to rise his minstrel pride, And, would the noble duchess deign To listen to an...stiff his hand, his voice though weak, He thought e'en yet, the sooth to speak, That, if she loved the harp to hear, He could make music to her ear....
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Jarrolds' new code reading books. Infant classes [and] 1st-6th standard

Jarrold and sons, ltd - 1872
...good Earl Francis, I dead and gone, And of Earl Walter,* rest him God! A braver ne'er to battle rode : And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors of Buccleuch ; * Newark Castle, near Selkirk, is on the river Yarrow, a tributary of tin t The Duchess of Buccleuch...
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Manual of Elocution: Embracing the Philosophy of Vocalization...

Charles P. Bronson - Elocution - 1873 - 330 pages
...rise — his minstrel pride : And he began to talk, anon, Of good Earl Francis, (dead — and gone;) And how full many a tale he knew — Of the old warriors — of Buccleugh; And would the noble Duchess — deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff —...
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An educational selection of poetry: with notes, chiefly historical, compiled ...

T W M - 1876 - 256 pages
...father o( the Dnchv,s ol Monmouth. N And of Earl Walter,* rest him God I A braver ne'er to battle rode : And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors...stiff his hand, his voice though weak, He thought e'en yet, the sooth to speak, That, if she loved the harp to hear, He could make music to her ear....
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"God's Treasure-house in Scotland", a History of Times, Mines, and Lands in ...

James Moir Porteous - Scotland - 1876 - 299 pages
...good Karl 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...Buccleuch ; And would the noble Duchess deign To listen to the old man's strain. " Many a valiant knight is here ; But he the chieftain of them all, His sword...
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Rogers to Hemans

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...good Earl Francis ,t dead and gone, And of Earl Walter.f rest him God! A braver ne'er to battle rode: ough the latter may dutchess deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his hand, his voice though weit He thought,...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 4; Volume 80

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...Earl Francis, dead and gone, And of Earl Walter— rest him, God ! A braver ne'er to battle rode ; And how full many a tale he knew Of the old warriors of Bucclcuch : And, would the noble Duchess deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his hand,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1877 - 665 pages
...good Earl Francis,* dead and gone, And of Earl Walter,! rest him God ! A braver ne'er to battle rode : And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors...stiff his hand, his voice though weak, He thought e'en yet, the sooth to speak, That, if she loved the harp to hear, He could make music to her ear....
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The Code poetical reader, by a teacher

Code poetical reader - 1877
...Earl Francis,* dead and gone, 50 And of Earl Walter,* rest him, God ! A braver ne'er to battle rode ; And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors...of Buccleuch : And, would the noble Duchess deign 55 To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his hand, his voice though weak, He thought e'en...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

Walter Scott - 1877 - 612 pages
...Earl Francis, f dead and gone, And of Earl Walter, J rest him, God ! A braver ne'er to battle rode; And how full many a tale he knew, Of the old warriors of 13uccleuch ; And, would the noble Duchess deign To listen to an old man's strain, Though stiff his...
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