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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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...Country Churchyard.—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 glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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Oeuvres completes de M. J. Chenier: precedees de notices ..., Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1829
...CAMPAGNE. THE COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. ELEGY. 1 HF 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 glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...Country Churchyard. — 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 glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. THE curfew tolk 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. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...WBITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. Tut 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. Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade, Where heaves the...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...written in a Country Churchyard. The curfew to'ls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds P.owly 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 nil the air a...
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The Comic Annual

Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1839
...made to do duty, after this fashion. 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 this is Christmas Eve, and here I be ! Now fades the glimmering landscape on "the sight, And all the...
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 23-26

Religion - 1849
...lovely picture sketched by 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 glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 8

1844
...you no opinion on such preparations. " The beetle hums the knell of parting day ; The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman homeward plods his weary way." Thomas will take care of the rods and lines ; the latter especially, which should be well dried, ere...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. TH E 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 glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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