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" THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The plowman 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... "
Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ... - Page 79
by E. Tomkins - 1804 - 256 pages
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 324 pages
...Written in a Country Church Yard, GRAY. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his...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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Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - 1812 - 370 pages
...sentiment : " The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, Tfre plowman homeward plods his weary way, And 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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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...CHURCB-YARJ). BY THOMAS GRAY. • •• THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary' way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. fades the glimmering landscape on the sight. And all the air a solemn...
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Rights of God Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - 1815 - 376 pages
...will illustrate the above sentiment: " The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his...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 poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816 - 446 pages
...lowing herds through living pastures rove." 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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

1849 - 802 pages
...the time incorrect — and a knell is not tolled for the parting, but for the parted — ' and leaves the world to darkness and to me.' 'Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight.' Here the incidents, instead of being progressive, fall back, and make the picture confused...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 548 pages
...day, The lowing herd wind 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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight. And...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1821 - 196 pages
...day, The lowing herd wind 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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - 1821 - 358 pages
...day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods Us 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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - 1821 - 192 pages
...day, The lowing herd wind 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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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