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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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 464 pages
...ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH- YARD. GRAY. THE curfew tolls/ the kne'll of parting da'y ; I The lowing he'rd/ winds slowly o"er the le'a ; ! # The...plow'man home'ward/ plo'ds his weary wa'y, | And leaves the wo'rld/ — to darkness, and to m'e. J Now fades the glimm'ring lan'dscape/ on the sig'ht, And...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

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

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

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - 1845 - 424 pages
...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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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 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 droning flight, And...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 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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Metre, Rhythm and Verse Form

Philip Hobsbaum - 1996 - 220 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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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 666 pages
...Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 70, set. 1 1 . 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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Threshold

Bill Myers - 1997 - 340 pages
...seventy. She let up some, but not much. 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. Momma sat in the front pew, keeping her eyes fixed on the Reverend...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 686 pages
...day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves pulse of the machine; A being breathing thoughtful breath, 12803 A travell sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds. Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight. And...
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