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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 book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...O high example, constancy divine ! 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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An Elementary English Grammar

Robert Gordon LATHAM - 1843
...alternate lines, and arranged in stanzas. The curfew 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.—GRAY. two last rhymes in succession, and the five first recurring...
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A double grammer, of English and Gaelic

John Forbes (teacher in Edinburgh.) - 1843
...Exercises on the Rules of Syntax. 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. — Gray. The curfew, - The is used hefore nouns in hoth numhers....
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. THE Curfew 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. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 1

1844
...the continuance of his toils. Not till " The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, And lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world ," too late to reach the house of God, or the humbler chamber where two or three are met...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...Stoke Pogeis Church, and Tomb of Gray. The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds xh . the world to darknesn and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...MACAULAY. ELEGY 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 a...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation', "Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 380 pages
...wings. Low pitch of utterance : 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. Now fades the glimmering landscape from the sight, And all the air...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 23

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1844
...opening stanzas of Gray's Elegy : 'The curfew toll» 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. Л summer evening in the country is associated in most minds with...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - American literature - 1844 - 288 pages
...Country Chdrch-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. 2 Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air...
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