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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 beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. GRAY. 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. Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...myself a man. ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH- YARD. THE curfew tolls' the knell of parting day, Tl>e lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary «ay. And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight,...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 pages
...helpless man repose in peace? AN ELEGY, Written in a Country Church Yard, 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. Now fades the glimm'ring...
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Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - Bibliography - 1812 - 360 pages
...vicious rich, with a melancholy pleasure) will illustrate the above sentiment : " The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, Tfre plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection ..., Volume 16

Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1813
...OF GRAY'S ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. [From the British Press, Sept, r^.J "TTHE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, •*• The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea »; Now to the Lords, see Jenky take his way, And leaves the House of Commons unto me. And all the...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...Elfgy written in a Country Churchyard,— THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day j The lowing herds 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 glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...tears. j3JV ELEGY •WRITTEN IX COUNTRY CHURCB-YARJ). 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. fades the glimmering...
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Rights of God Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - Charity - 1815 - 360 pages
...vicious rich, with a melancholy pleasure) will illustrate the above sentiment: " 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 glimm'ring...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...wanting to complete the incantation : — The CCRFEW tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea, The Ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me ! A'OUJ fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...Written in a Country Church-yard. 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 met Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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