Sentence Examples


  • The blind minstrel was the counterpart of the noble savage.
  • He is the type of the medieval knightly minstrel of the age of the Minnesang.
  • He is said to have been the king's minstrel, and to have spoilt the earlier part of his life in frivolity.
  • 2 Elster (Beitrage) says that the poem is the work of two poets: the first part by a Thuringian wandering minstrel, the second - which differs in style and dialect - by a Bavarian official.
  • One mile beyond it, occupying a commanding site on the left bank of the Teviot, stands Branxholm Castle, the Branksome Hall of The Lay of the Last Minstrel, once owned by the Lovels, but since the middle of the 15th century the property of the Scotts of Buccleuch, and up to 1756 the chief seat of the duke.