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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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way,8 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.8 Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping owl does to the moon complain...
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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - Children's poetry - 1851 - 173 pages
...ELEGY. 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...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 Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1851 - 223 pages
...is 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 and...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 144 pages
...ffilegg toritten in a ©ountrj? CCi)u«f)sar&. 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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A Book for a Corner: Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volume 1

English literature - 1852
...is a quintessence of humanity. rpHE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, J- 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 complain...
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A Book for a Corner: Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1852 - 731 pages
...It is a quintessence of humanity. 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 complain...
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First collection of instructive extracts

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the le;i, The ploughman homeward plods his wearv way, And leaves the world — to darkness and to me. Now fades the...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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A Book for a Corner; Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1852
...The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea. The ploughman homeward plods his weary wa}-. 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 complain...
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Confessions of country quarters, Volume 635

Charles Henry Knox - 1852
...day, The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea, The shepherd homewards plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. " Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the world a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle hums her drowsy flight, And...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...welcome peaceful evening in. Cowper. 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 complain...
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