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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 book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1847 - 206 pages
...pitying human cares. WORDSWORTH. 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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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - 1847 - 216 pages
...pitying human cares. WORDSWORTH. 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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Gray's Poetical Works: English and Latin : Illustrated

Thomas Gray - 1847 - 276 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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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

1847 - 312 pages
...Grandeur.i From Gray's Elegy. " 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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"Hawbuck Grange:", Or, The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq

Robert Smith Surtees - 1847 - 366 pages
...but that did not seem to answer any better, and he presently struck off with — . " The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly...ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to " "D — n those hounds!" roared he, as the brutes again fell a fighting. Tom then heard...
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Hawbuck Grange: Or, The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq

Robert Smith Surtees - 1847 - 396 pages
...but that did not seem to answer any better, and he presently struck off with — " The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly...ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to " u D—n those hounds!" roared he, as the brutes again fell a fighting. Tom then heard...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 444 pages
...one need give up his youth to dissipation, or hil subsequent life to ambition and sordid avarice. 33. Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. 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...
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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 304 pages
...By the promise that God hath given." Gould. ELEGY WBITTEN IN A COUNTBY CHIJBCHTAHD. 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 droning flight, And...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848 - 468 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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Exercises in English parsing

John Hunter (of Uxbridge.) - 1848 - 56 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...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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