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" 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 solemn stillness... "
The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland - Page 338
by Abraham Mills - 1858
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...sleep. X. — Elfgy written in a Country Churchyard,— THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day j The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman...leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds ; Save where the beetle...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816 - 446 pages
...Ver. 2. The lowing herd wmd slowly o'er the lea] " The lowing herds through living pastures rove." The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves...and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817 - 610 pages
...mind, and the shades of Evening were alone wanting to complete the incantation : — The CCRFEW tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly...Ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me ! A'OUJ fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 416 pages
...as now, thj gift pf sleep. X. — Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. — GRAT. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day ; The lowing herds wind slowly...ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Kow fades the glim'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 434 pages
...seek, as now, thy gift ofsleep. X. — Elcgywrittenma County Churchyard. — GHAT. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day ; The lowing herds wind slowly...leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds ; Save where the beetle...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 548 pages
...executed. ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...and to me Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight. And...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1819 - 366 pages
...Churchyard. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting J^. ; , " The lowing herds wind slightly o'er theflIP? 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 solemn stillness holds ; Save where the beetle...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

1821 - 282 pages
...consft&Ht heart, " Shall break thy Edwin's too." WRITTEN IK A COUNTRY CHU11CH- YARD. THE cnrfew tolls the knell of parting day ; The lowing herds wind slowly...leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmMng landscape^ on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds ; Save where the beetle...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1821 - 196 pages
...ELEGY, WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - 1821 - 192 pages
...ELEGY, WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH- YARD. THE clirfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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