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" E'en from the tomb the voice of Nature cries, 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... "
Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre, marqueza ... - Page 188
by Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
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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;...lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn...
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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;...lonely Contemplation led. Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say . . . 'Approach and read tfor thou canst read)...
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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,...lonely contemplation led, / Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate" (Stanza 24, 11. 93-96). Elizabeth Epperly in The Fragrance of Sweet Grass (5) points...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...of Nature cries, Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who mindful of th' unhonor"d dead Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;...lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn...
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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 365 pages
...imagines his own death. In Gray's original, the speaker introduces the swain's tale with the lines, "For thee, who mindful of th' unhonour'd Dead / Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; . . . / Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say. . . ." Zhukovsky, by inserting the stanza about "them"...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...Ev'n in our Ashes live their wonted Fires. For thee, who mindful of th' unhonour'd Dead Dost in tbese Lines their artless Tale relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall inquire thy Fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, "Oft have we seen him at the Peep of Dawn...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...of Nature cries, Even in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee who, mindful of th'unhonoured dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;...lonely Contemplation led. Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, 'Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...of Nature cries, E'en in our Ashes live their wonted Fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonoured dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;...lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, "Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...death. The picture is pathetic and sad, but also rather amusing: For thee, who mindful of the unhonored dead Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;...lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, white-haired "Oft have we seen him at the...
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The ABC of Lit Crit

Frank H. Ellis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 234 pages
...lines 93-97: For thee, who mindful of th'unhonour'd Dead Dost in these Lines [cf. "uncouth Rhimes"] their artless Tale relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall inquire thy Fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, &c. Hill, on the other hand, assumed that...
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