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Thomas Gray. 38 ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH - YARD AND OTHER.
Thomas Gray. W THOMAS GRAY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH - YARD AND OTHER POEMS.
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 ...
... by their contemporaries have now raised Gray and Collins to the rank of our two greatest lyric poets . ” ... Beattie , at the end of the eighteenth century , writing to Sir William Forbes , says : “ Of all the xiv INTRODUCTION.
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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