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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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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...The first four stanzas set the scene and establish an aura of somber melancholy: The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, meadow The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades...
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Pastoral Palimpsests: Essays in the Reception of Theocritus and Virgil

Michael Paschalis - Comparative literature - 2007 - 216 pages
...Eclogues. Especially relevant are the opening stanzas of the Elegy (lines 1-8, 13-16): The curfew tolls the knell of parting day The lowing herd wind slowly o'er...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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Mathematical Masterpieces: Further Chronicles by the Explorers

Art Knoebel, Reinhard Laubenbacher, Jerry Lodder, David Pengelley - Mathematics - 2007 - 340 pages
...England was predominantly rural, with industry scattered throughout small villages. 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. Thomas Gray (1716-1771),...
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