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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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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 292 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...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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Arundines Cami; sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori, collegit atque ...

Cam river - 1841 - 318 pages
...Armenia sunt quse mugiunt. B. ELEGY. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds 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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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1841 - 410 pages
...COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. (GRAY.) The curfew tolls' — | the knell of parting day; ! | The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea' ; | The ploughman homeward plods...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...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 164 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...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 Young Ladies' Class Book: A Selection of Lessons for Reading, in Prose ...

Ebenezer Bailey - 1841 - 416 pages
...and when first morn. LESSON CLXVII. Elegy written in a Country Church-yard. — GRAY 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. i\bw fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air...
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An Elementary English Grammar

Robert Gordon LATHAM - 1843 - 236 pages
...Elegiacs.—Five measures, xa, with regularly alternate lines, and arranged in stanzas. 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.—GRAY. two last rhymes in succession, and the five first recurring...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - 1844 - 324 pages
...— Ah ! gallant youth ! this marhle tells the rest, Where melancholy Friendship hends, and wesps. 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 heetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844 - 108 pages
...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...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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Russell's American Elocutionist

William Russell - 1844 - 428 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...darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape from the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his drony flight,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...night. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard. Stoke Pogeis Church, and Tomb of Gray. The curfew tolls . the world to darknesn and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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