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Thomas Gray. LONDON : PRINTED BY SAMUEL BENTLEY , Bangor House ,
Shoe Lane . TO SAMUEL ROGERS , ESQ . THIS ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF.
Thomas Gray. TO SAMUEL ROGERS , ESQ . THIS ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF
G R A Y ' S E L E GY IS DEDICATED WITH THE GREATEST RESPECT . j 7 , J ,
BURTON , The great improvement.
... he was so struck with its beauty , that he is said to have exclaimed , that he
would have preferred being its author , to that of being the victor in the projected
attack in which he so gloriously lost his life . vi The favour with which this edition
vi The favour with which this edition may be received , will be entirely owing to
the talents of the eminent artists who have so kindly seconded the Editor , if he
may apply such a word , in his wish to produce a specimen of beautiful and ...
The drawing , by John Constable , Esq . R.A. has been kindly offered to the editor
since the publication of the former edition , and is in the possession of Samuel
Rogers , Esq . The tomb of the poet is at the south - east corner of the chancel ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review