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Elegy written in a country church yard

Thomas Gray

Elegy written in a country church yard

by Thomas Gray

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Published by Heritage Press in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

The text which accompanies the engravings follows closely the approved edition of 1768. The text of the manuscript now at Eton College, probably the original draft, is printed in the last pages of the present edition. Cf. Note, p. [xvi]

Statementby Thomas Gray ; illustrated with wood-engravings, sketched in that same churchyard at Stoke Poges, by Agnes Miller Parker ; and with an introduction by Hugh Walpole.
ContributionsParker, Agnes Miller, 1895-1980.
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p. :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18203413M

"[The Elegy written in a Country Church-Yard was begun at Stoke-Poges in the autumn of , probably on the occasion of the funeral of Jonathan Rogers, on the 31st of October. In the winter of Gray took it in hand again, at Cambridge, after the death of his aunt, Mary Antrobus. He finished it at Stoke on the 12th of June OCLC Number: Notes: The text which accompanies the engravings follows closely the approved edition of The text of the manuscript now at Eton College, probably the original draft, is printed in the last pages of the present edition.

Thomas Gray began to write “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” in , shortly after the death of Gray’s friend Richard West, and published it in An elegy is loosely defined as a.   "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" poem Thomas Gray Far from the madding crowd - Duration: Tim Gracyk 5, views. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard is a poem by Thomas Gray, completed in and first published in [1] The poem’s origins are unknown, but it was partly inspired by Gray’s thoughts following the death of the poet Richard West in Originally titled Stanzas Wrote in a Country Church-Yard, the poem was completed when Gray was living near St Giles' parish church at Stoke Poges.

  Elegy written in a country church-yard Item Preview remove-circle Each stanza of the Elegy and its illustration printed on one side of the paper only London, Oct. 10th Book, leather Holograph in ink on front endsheet: Miss Helen A. Temple, Pages: Buy Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard by Thomas Gray (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.   Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard, London: John Van Voorst, Octavo, illustrated edition, unpaginated, purple cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, engravings after various artists including Constable and the Landseers.


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SyntaxTextGen not activated  A pdf churchyard. "Gray's Elegy" is a poem that most older adults in the UK can quote, if only a few lines. In my ideal school curriculum, it would still be required reading.

Musical, eloquent Author: Carol Rumens.A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD" The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds download pdf 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.The ebook poem that I could find which references a country church-yard is Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard".

This poem is historically the most famous of the 18th century elegy.