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" THE curfew tolls the knell of parting 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 landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness... "
The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ... - Seite 169
von George Merriam - 1828 - 276 Seiten
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - 1845 - 336 Seiten
...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 drony flight, And...
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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

1847 - 300 Seiten
...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 drony flight, And...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 322 Seiten
...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 drony flight, And...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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 National Preacher, Bände 23-24

1849
...day, The lowing herd winds slowlv o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering...droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds." How such a picture recalls the days of childhood and youth, when we, too, whose homes were...
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Thornes Classic Poetry: A Practical Guide for Key Stage 3

John Foster, Gordon Dennis - 1995 - 124 Seiten
...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...the distant folds; Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tow'r The moping owl does to the moon complain 10 Of such as, wand'ring near her secret bow'r, Molest...
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Jonathan Swift and the Burden of the Future

Alan D. Chalmers - 1995 - 175 Seiten
...prospect of his own impending death: The Curfew tolls the Knell of parting Day, The lowing Herd wind slowly o'er the Lea, The Plow-man homeward plods his weary Way, And leaves the World to Darkness, and to me.16 The quiet rural world of the elegy "dies" with him, is obscured...
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Metre, Rhythm and Verse Form

Philip Hobsbaum - 1996 - 196 Seiten
...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...droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds. This verse-pattern is far better suited to the topic of Gray's 'Elegy' — untimely death and...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 Seiten
...Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 70, set. 1 1 . The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering...droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds. THOMAS GRAY, (1716-1771) British poet. "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," st. 1-2 (1751)....
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Threshold

Bill Myers - 1997 - 331 Seiten
...seventy. She let up some, but not much. The curfew tolls the knell of parting 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. Momma sat in the front pew, keeping her eyes fixed on the Reverend...
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