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Thomas Gray. LONDON : PRINTED BY SAMUEL BENTLEY , Bangor House , Shoe Lane . TO s SAMUEL ROGERS , ESQ . THIS ILLUSTRATED EDITION.
Thomas Gray. TO s SAMUEL ROGERS , ESQ . THIS ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF GRAY'S E L EGY IS DEDICATED WITH THE GREATEST RESPECT . ū 7 , J , BURTON , The great improvement.
... that he is said to have exclaimed , that he would have preferred being its author , to that of being the victor in the projected attack in which he so gloriously lost his life . vi The favour with which this edition may be received.
vi The favour with which this edition may be received , will be entirely owing to the talents of the eminent artists who have so kindly seconded the Editor , if he may apply , such a word , in his wish to produce a specimen of beautiful ...
The drawing , by John Constable , Esq . R.A. has been kindly offered to the editor since the publication of the former edition , and is in the possession of Samuel Rogers , Esq . The tomb of the poet is at the south - east corner of the ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review