Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 295 pages
...in a Country Churchyard.. 1. Tim 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 und to me. 2. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air...
Full view - About this book

Curiosities of Literature, Volume 3

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...ox , In his loose traces from the furrow came, And the win/it hedger at his supper sat." Gray has " The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way." Warton has made an observation on this passage in Comus ; and observes further that it is a classical...
Full view - About this book

An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...a Country Churchyard, — GRAY. THI 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...
Full view - About this book

The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1835 - 300 pages
...Elecyicrittcnina. Country Churchyard. 1. THE curfew toils — t!ie kneil of parting day — The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea; The ploughman homeward plods...to me. 2. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds ; Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight,...
Full view - About this book

Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 404 pages
...Jer. Taylor. 111. Gray's Elegy. 1 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. 2 Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And...
Full view - About this book

The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...GRAY'S ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YAR&. Reprinted according to the original copy. 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...
Full view - About this book

The Educational magazine, and journal of Christian philanthropy ..., Volume 1

Thomas Dick - 1838
...the conceptions she forms from it ; two lines will be sufficient example, '•The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea." The curfew, it is more than probable she has never heard of. Perhaps in some of the "Beauties of History...
Full view - About this book

The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...Country Church Yard. — GRAY 1. 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. * Lea, a meadow, or {Jain. 2. Now fades the glimmering landscape on...
Full view - About this book

The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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 me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air...
Full view - About this book

An enlarged edition of Murray's abridged English grammar, by dr. [J.A.] Giles

Lindley Murray - 1839 - 212 pages
...of less than four verses : as, " 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." The most common kind -of verse used in English poetry, is that which,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF