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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 lady of the lake, The lord of the Isles ,The lay of the last minstrel ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1868
...The old man raised his face, and smiled; And lighten'd up his faded eye, With all a poet's eestasy! 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. Illustr. by F. Gilbert

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1868
...The old man raised his face, find smiled; And lightened up his fadedeye, With all a poet's ecstacy ! 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 Book of Poetry for Schools and Families

William Davis (B.A.) - 1869 - 184 pages
...wild, The old man raised his face and smiled : And lighted up his faded eye, With all a poetl 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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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...The old man raised his face, and smiled ; And lightened 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. Kach blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thoughts supplied...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir and ..., Volumes 1-2

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1870
...faded eye, With all a poet's eestaey ! 90 In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sonnding chords along : The present scene, the future lot,...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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Sir Walter Scott: the Story of His Life

Robert Shelton Mackenzie - Authors, Scottish - 1871 - 488 pages
...wtid, The old man raised his face, and smiled; And lightened up his faded eye With all a poeCs eestasy. In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...all forgot; Cold diffidence and age's frost In the fall tide of song were lost ; Each blank, in faithless memory void, The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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Poems. Ed., with notes, by W.S. Dalgleish

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1871
...old man raised his face and smiled ; And lightened up his faded eye,11 With all a poet's ecstasy ! 90 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,12 The poet's glowing thought supplied...
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The lay of the last minstrel. With photogr. illustr. by R. Sedgfield

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1872
...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...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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First (-Fourth) reading book, Book 4

Philip George and son, ltd - 1872
...The old man raised his face, and smiled ; And lighted 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 School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 4

School board readers - 1872
...glowing thought supplied ; And, while his harp responsive rung, "Twas thus the LATEST M1NSTBEL sung. In varying cadence, soft or strong, He swept the sounding...chords along : The present scene, the future lot, Sis toils, his wants, were all forgot : Cold diffidence, and age's frost, In the full tide of song...
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