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Published September , 1909 Reprinted February , 1911 ; February , 1914 ; January , 1916 . Norwood Press J. 8. Cushing Co. - Berwick & Smith Co. Norwood , Mass . , U.S.A. CONTENTS PAGE ix xiii INTRODUCTION : A Brief Life of.
Its final stanzas were finished early in 1750 , and that same year “ A Long Story ” was produced . The “ Elegy ” was published the next year . xii The year 1753 was an eventful one in Gray's INTRODUCTION xi.
His “ Ode for Music , " written and published in 1769 , marks the close of his poetical activities . Gray's life was now fast drawing to a close . For several years he had been afflicted with the gout , which was hereditary , and he ...
He associated himself with several of the writers of the period , became a member of a literary club , wrote and published several ballads and prose compositions , made a careful study of Pope's translation of Homer , and translated two ...
... by insanity in 1773 , he was in the midst of sympathetic friends whose kind treatment soon restored him . He and Newton became close associates , and together they wrote the celebrated Olney Hymns , which were published in 1779 .
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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