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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
1849
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 pages
...But it' the word ' curfew * is taken simply for the * eveningbell,' then also is the time incorreet; and a knell is not tolled for the parting, but for the parted. * And leaves the world toidarkness and to me.' * Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight.' Here the incidents, instead...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 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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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...; 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 drony flight, And...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 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 Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1854 - 166 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, Or...
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An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - Poetry, English - 1854 - 46 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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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the len, The plowman homewards plods his wcnry 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 Boy's Second Help to Reading: A Selection of Choice Passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - Children's literature, English - 1854 - 312 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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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 426 pages
...— 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 book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 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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