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

The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

1821 - 270 pages
...heart, " Shall Ineak thy Edwin's too." ELEGY, WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH- YARD. 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. N ow fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 29

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 584 pages
...WRITTEN l!f A COVNTHY CHVRCH-YABD. *• THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day,* The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on tke sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight,...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

1822 - 418 pages
...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...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...
Full view - About this book

Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 396 pages
...extol Thy goodness infinite, both when we wake, And when we leek, as now, thy gift of sleep. X. — Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. THE curfew...ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to d«kness and to me. Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
Full view - About this book

The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 412 pages
...wise. GRAY. CHAP. X. ELEGY, WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting dav, 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...
Full view - About this book

Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...screaming horror's funeral cry. Despair, and fell disease, and ghastly poverty. Thy form benign, O ete plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 478 pages
...steeps Ah! gallant youth ! this marble tells the rest, Where melancholy Friendship bends, and weep*. ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. THE Curfew...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...
Full view - About this book

Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 382 pages
...extol Thy goodness infinite, both when we wake, And when we seek, as now, thy gift of sleep. X. — Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. THE curfew...leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all rhe air a solemn stillness holds ; Save whe-e the beetle...
Full view - About this book

Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 pages
...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...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...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 346 pages
...highly claims preservation. I shall therefore give them as a variation in their proper place. — MASON. The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves...and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, 5 And all -the air a solemn stillness holds, which find a mirrmir in every mind ; and with sentiments,...
Full view - About this book




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