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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 Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 422 pages
...poet-laureate, but did not accept the appointment. ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. v 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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1851 - 472 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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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - 1851 - 200 pages
...ELEGY. 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 drony flight, And...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1851 - 468 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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The American Elocutionist: Comprising 'Lessons in Enunciation', 'Exercises ...

William Russell - 1851 - 394 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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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 152 pages
...ffilegg toritten in a ©ountrj? CCi)u«f)sar&. 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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A Book for a Corner: Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

1852 - 248 pages
...It is a quintessence of humanity. 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 Book for a Corner: Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volume 1

1852 - 460 pages
...is a quintessence of humanity. rpHE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, J- 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 English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853 - 552 pages
...ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day ; The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman homeward...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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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All ..., Volume 1

1923 - 748 pages
...AND MAIDENS FAIR, FOLD YOUR FLOCKS." 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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