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" THE CURFEW tolls the knell of parting 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... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 244
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Constant: Adolphe

Dennis Wood - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 109 pages
...further reverie, one which seems to contain a memory of the opening lines of Gray's Elegy ('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') perhaps one of the English poems Adolphe read with...
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The End of Literary Theory

Stein Haugrom Olsen - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 232 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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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...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. 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 English Rural Community: Image and Analysis

Brian Short, School of Cultural and Community Studies Brian Short - History - 1992 - 239 pages
...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 holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary day, 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 Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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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Thornes Classic Poetry: A Practical Guide for Key Stage 3

John Foster, Gordon Dennis - Poetry - 1995 - 124 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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Metre, Rhythm and Verse Form

Philip Hobsbaum - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 196 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 - Reference - 1997 - 625 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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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...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. 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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