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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... "
Wissenschaftliche Grammatik der englischen Sprache von E. Fiedler (C. Sachs). - Page 75
by Eduard Fiedler - 1850
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 638 pages
...slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way. And leaves the world to darkness aud to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight,...beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds : Save that, from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping owl does to the Moon...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 734 pages
...day, The lowing htrd 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 drony flight, And...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...Ver. 2. The lowing herd wmd slowly o'er the lea] " The lowing herds through living pastures rove." The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves...beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds : VARIATIONS. Ver. 8. And] Or, Ms. M. and W. NOTES. In the Diosemeia of Aratus,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

England - 1849
...the time incorrect — and a knell is not tolled for the parting, but for the parted — ' and leaves the world to darkness and to me.' 'Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight.' Here the incidents, instead of being progressive, fall back, and make the picture confused...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English poetry - 1820 - 527 pages
...executed. ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...beetle wheels his droning flight. And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds ; Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping owl does to the moon complain...
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The Actor's Budget of Wit and Merriment: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues ...

William Oxberry - Actors - 1820 - 346 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...beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds j Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tow'r, The moping owl doth to the moon complain...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...ELEGY, WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH- YARD. THE clirfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds : Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tow'r, The moping owl does to the moon complain...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods Us weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering...beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds : Save that, from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping owl does to the Moon...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...ELEGY, WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 29

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...WRITTEN l!f A COVNTHY CHVRCH-YABD. *• THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day,* The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on tke sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight,...
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