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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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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 1-2

Anna Maria Hall - 1845
...September. inharmonious sounds from the rookery grow fainter and fainter, when The curfew tolls the knell of parting day. The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods hit weary way ;" the pedestrian will repair for his night's repose to the quiet village inn, where...
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An Improved Grammar of the English Language, on the Inductive System: With ...

Bradford Frazee - English language - 1845 - 192 pages
...snow in the glance of the Lord. Byron. 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. OTTAVA RIMA. Arrived there, a prodigious noise he hears, Which...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 pages
..."WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. 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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National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - Elocution - 1845 - 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 plain. 2. Now fades the glimmering landscape on...
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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - Death - 1845 - 11 pages
...MARTIN. LONDON. Oct. 10th, 1831. 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. w* I. LENOX ĽND II. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight,...
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Russell's American Elocutionist: The American Elocutionist; Comprising ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 380 pages
...deep 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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Aids to English Composition

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 50 pages
...WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. 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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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...Melancholy mingled with Grandeur* " 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...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 254 pages
...learned grammar." EXERCISES TO BE PARSED. 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. Come, behold the doings of Jehovah ! What astonishing things he hath...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...abab. Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" employs the form: 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. Hexameter: Poetic...
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