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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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 29

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 584 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 tke sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight,...
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The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and ...

William Oxberry - 1824 - 402 pages
...my end. ELEGY, WIRTTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD. The cui few tolls the knell of parting- da,y. The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The plowman...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 British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind that my womb conceiv'd A growing burden. Meanwhile...wherein re(For what could else ?) toouralmighty Foe eight, 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 Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 478 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 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 Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 346 pages
...variation in their proper place. — MASON. The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, 5 And all -the air a solemn stillness holds, which find a mirrmir in every mind ; and with sentiments,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...A COUNTBY '' 1,. I'm: eurfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind t still bear up, and steer Right onward. What supports me? dost thou ask: the, world to darkness and to me. Nov. fades the glimmering landseape on the sight, :Vnd all the air...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

1826 - 310 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,...
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The Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - 1826 - 190 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 American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 286 pages
...of thy dominions are " past finding out !" LESSON LXVIII. Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. — GRAY. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The...and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sighfy And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 282 pages
...LXVIII. Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. — GRAT. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The plowman...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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