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" The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness... "
The Poetical Works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett: With Memoirs ... - Page 200
by Samuel Johnson - 1855 - 254 pages
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All Courses Great and Small: A Golfer's Pilgrimage to England and Wales

James W. Finegan - Sports & Recreation - 2003 - 288 pages
...when the bells of St. Giles ring out over this idyllic scene again and again: The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering...
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Marking Time: Collecting Watches and Thinking about Time

Michael Korda - Clocks and watches - 2004 - 198 pages
...and when it was time to stop work: The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Thomas Gray's words describe a thousand years of rural life — in...
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English Rhetoric

Xiuguo Zhang - English language - 2005 - 268 pages
...打 碉 口 COun 才 wC 九 础 馅 片 川 已 刀 Hforex 盯 nple , T 扯 e The cwrfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly...ploughman homeward plods his weary way And leaves, the world to darkness and to me. (Thomas Gray) This is the first stanza of the poem. In this stanza,...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...with pride charms] spells 72 Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard THOMAS GRAY The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly...ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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The Narratological Analysis of Lyric Poetry: Studies in English Poetry from ...

Peter Hühn, Jens Kiefer - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 259 pages
...CT), 307-14. Peter Huhn 7 Thomas Gray: "Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard" THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly...ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. 5 Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air...
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Masterclass American & British Literature

English language - 2005
...versification is termed: A Rhythm B Rhyme C Prosody 38 The poem below is a quatrain. The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. (From: Gray, Elegy...
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西洋文學術語手冊

張錯 - Literature - 2005 - 335 pages
...詩未再附一短墓誌銘, 表示對一青年的悼 念。 第一段氣氛極為陰沉感人: The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o,er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me 暮杜枝婪了哄色...
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Traveling: An Anthology of Award-Winning Poetry

John Reid - Poetry - 2005 - 151 pages
...by the name Jem Crow! 65 Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Him have we seen...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...glisters, gold. "Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat" 1. 40 (1748) See Proverbs 121 3 The curfew tolls the n touch, If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt...you, If all men count with you, but none too much And leaves the world to darkness and to me. "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" 1. I (1751) 4 Beneath...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...contemplation of time, death, and memory. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Save where the beetle...
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