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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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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - 1838 - 368 pages
...The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman homeward wends 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 drony flight. And...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his drony flight, And...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

1840 - 372 pages
...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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 292 pages
...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 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
...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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - 1844 - 324 pages
...day, The lowing herds 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...stillness holds, Save where the heetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tiuklings lull the distant folds : Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tower...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 23

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1844 - 684 pages
...day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward ploda his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the nir a solemn t.fillnet>ft holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight,...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844 - 108 pages
...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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849 - 600 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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Russell's American Elocutionist

William Russell - 1844 - 428 pages
...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 from the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his drony flight,...
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