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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