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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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1845 - 456 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...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,...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1845 - 454 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...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,...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - 1845 - 374 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...to me. " Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds ; Save where the beetle wheels his drony flight, And...
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Russell's American Elocutionist: The American Elocutionist; Comprising ...

William Russell - 1845 - 410 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...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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An Improved Grammar of the English Language, on the Inductive System: With ...

Bradford Frazee - 1845 - 214 pages
...Gentile unsmote by the sword Hath melted like snow in the glance of the Lord. Byron. 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. OTTAVA RIMA. Arrived there, a prodigious noise he hears, Which...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 372 pages
...stipe victus erat ! LU. in a Œountrg 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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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 342 pages
...stipe victus erat ! L. tn a ®ountrn 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 Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 276 pages
...asked;" "Grammar was taught him;" or, "Ha learned grammar." EXERCISES TO BE PARSED. 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. Come, behold the doings of Jehovah ! "What astonishing things he hath...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 344 pages
...Philippa conquers our hearts." LESSON XLI. Elegy in a Country Churchyard. — GRAY. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly...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 drony flight, And...
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The English Prosody: With Rules Deduced from the Genius of Our Language, and ...

Asa Humphrey - 1847 - 238 pages
...WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD. Gray. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wiad 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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