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" E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate — Haply some hoary-headed swain... "
Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ... - Page 88
by Elegant poems - 1814
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...of Nature cries, Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee who, mindful of th' unhonoured dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;...the dews away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 100 "There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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John Milton: 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - Reference - 1995 - 452 pages
...touch'd this natural circumstance in his church-yard elegy: For thee, who mindful of the unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;...thy fate: Haply, some hoary-headed swain may say, &c. 'When Cowley,' says Dr. Johnson, 'tells of Hervey, that they studied together, it is easy to suppose...
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Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - Poetry - 1996 - 296 pages
...grown, "God set His seal, and mark'd them for His own["] with the "remote control" of Gray's swain: If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred...the dews away "To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [" P "Mark'd them for his own" likewise echoes the phrasing of the Epitaph—"And Melancholy marked...
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Variety in Written English: Texts in Society : Societies in Text

Tony Bex - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 221 pages
...and setting. In particular. they will recall Gray's lines: 2 For thee who. mindful of th'unhonoured dead. Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;...inquire thy fate. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say . . . 'Approach and read tfor thou canst read) the lay. Graved on the stone beneath yon aged thorn.'...
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The Annotated Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery - Fiction - 1997 - 496 pages
...184—88) by Thomas Gray: "Elegy in a Country Churchyard": "For thee, who mindful of the unhonored dead / Dost in these lines their artless tale relate,...led, / Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate" (Stanza 24, 11. 93-96). Elizabeth Epperly in The Fragrance of Sweet Grass (5) points out that this...
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Stylistics

Richard Bradford - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 215 pages
...Country Churchyard', in which the poer similarly apptopriares the voice of a 'hoary-headed swain'. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, 'Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty sreps the dews away To meat the sun upon the upland lawn. Gray's and Harrison's language and experience...
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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 365 pages
...of Nature cries, Ev'n in our Ashes live their wonted Fires. For thee, who mindful of th' unhonour'd Dead Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, 95 Some kindred Spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, "Oft have we...
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Blake's Water-colours for the Poems of Thomas Gray: With Complete Texts

William Blake - Art - 2000 - 128 pages
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn, • Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, • That wreathes its old famaftic roots fo high, • His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the...
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Language and Literary Structure: The Linguistic Analysis of Form in Verse ...

Nigel Fabb - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 230 pages
...following quatrain. Trochaic inversion here marks a line-group. Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, 97 'Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn 'Brushing...the dews away 'To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 100 Thomas Gray. "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard'. 1751 (L:37) Line 97 has the first trochaic...
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英美诗歌教程

李正栓, 吴晓梅 - 2004 - 247 pages
...contemplation led, Some kindred spirit130 shall inquire thy fate, Haply131 some hoary-headed132 swain133 may say, "Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn...upland lawn. "There at the foot of yonder nodding beech134 .135 巩狙tW 钮血鹤' " " 1 仁Oldfan 杜stlC 加O 仁sobl 虫 islis 杜essl 饥9 山@...
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