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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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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...Philippa conquers our hearts." LESSON XLI. Elegy in a Country Churchyard. — GRAY. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly...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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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1847 - 300 pages
...Grandeur.i From Gray's Elegy. " The curfew tolls, — the knell of parting day ; The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman homeward plods...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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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 pages
...By the promise that God hath given." Gould. ELEGY WBITTEN IN A COUNTBY CHIJBCHTAHD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly...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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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...life to ambition and sordid avarice. 33. Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. THE curfew tolls — the knell of parting day, — The lowing herds wind...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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Exercises in English parsing

John Hunter (of Uxbridge.) - English language - 1848 - 44 pages
...WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. The curfew tolls the knell of parting day ; The lowing herd winds 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...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...Written in a Country Church-yard. The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds 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 National Preacher, Volumes 23-24

Religion - 1849
...picture sketched by Gray : — " The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowlv o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary...beetle wheels' his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds." How such a picture recalls the days of childhood and youth, when we, too,...
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Orthopony; Or the Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1849
...Grandeur.i From Gray's Elegy. " The curfew tolls, — the knell of parting day ; The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman homeward plods...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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Orthophony; Or The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1849 - 294 pages
...Grandeur.1 From Gray's Elegy. " The curfew tolls, — the knell of parting day; The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman homeward plods...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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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...Church-yard. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day ; The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea ; 5 The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves...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,...
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