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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 void,... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 326
1810
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...old man rais d his face and smil'd ; And lighten'd up his laded eye, With all the poet's ecstasy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong. He swept the sounding...forgot ; Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost. Each blank, in faithless mem'ry void, The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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Ancient Irish Minstrelsy

William Hamilton Drummond - Electronic book - 1852 - 292 pages
...the introduction of favourite passages from other poems, and when, like Scott's " Last Minstrel," " In varying cadence soft or strong, He swept the sounding chords along, Each blank in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied." This is in perfect accordance...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume, with ...

Walter Scott - Fore-edge painting - 1854 - 823 pages
...faded eye, With all a poet's ecstasy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding chorda along; The present scene, the future lot, His toils,...all forgot: Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost ; Each blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...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...all forgot: Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide Of song were lost : Each blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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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
...With all a poet's ecstasy ! In varying cadence, soft and strong, He swept the sounding chords along j The present scene, the future lot, His toils, his...forgot ; Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song were tost ; Each blank in faithless memory's void, The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With life. 8 engr. on steel

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1855
...The old man raised his face, and smiled ; And lighten'd up his faded eye, With all a poet's ecstasy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...all forgot: Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost ; Each blank in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1855 - 840 pages
...thuittd tuise »i.»fcrf, in tmi'Mtion and And lighten'd up his faded eye, With all a poet's ecstasy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...along; The present scene, the future lot, His toils, lu's \raii ts, were all forgot: Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Including the Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1856 - 746 pages
...grandfather of the Duchess, and a celebrai ~ior. And lighten'd up his faded eye, With all a poet's ecstasy ! In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...forgot : Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost ; Each blank in faithless memory void, The IH ret's glowing thought supplied...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - Poetry, Modern - 1857
...old man raised his face, and smiled; And lightened up his faded eye, With all a poet's ecstacy ! 90 In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...all forgot : Cold diffidence and age's frost, In the full tide of song were lost ; Each blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1857 - 553 pages
...caught the measure wild, The old man raised his face, and smiled ; And lighten'd up his faded eye, In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding chords along : The jiresent scene, the future lot, His toils, his wants, were all forgot : Cold diffidence, and age's...
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