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Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gray, Thomas, Gray's odes and elegy. Toronto: W. Warwick, (OCoLC) Material Type. An Elegy in a Country Churchyard and Odes on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude [Gray, Thomas ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An Elegy in a Country Churchyard and Odes on the Pleasure Arising from VicissitudeAuthor: Thomas Gray. Odes: by Mr. Gray, author of An elegy in a country church-yard by Thomas Gray really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions.
Chambers's Book of Days (vol. ii. p. ), in an article on "Gray and his Elegy," says: "It first saw the light in The Magazine of Magazines, February, Some imaginary literary wag is made to rise in a convivial assembly, and thus announce it: 'Gentlemen, give me leave to soothe my own melancholy, and amuse you in a most noble manner, with. The Thomas Gray Archive is a collaborative digital archive and research project devoted to the life and work of eighteenth-century poet, letter-writer, and scholar Thomas Gray (), author of the acclaimed 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' (). Gray's close friend Horace Walpole was most likely the first outsider to read the poet's famous Elegy (), and it was Walpole whose help Gray enlisted in getting the Elegy published. Gray's Odes () was the first publication from Walpole's own press, Strawberry Hill, one of 2, copies, printed on thin paper. Alongside Alexander Pope, Thomas Gray is one of the most important English poets of the 18th century. Samuel Johnson was the first of many critics to put forward the view that Gray spoke in two languages, one public and the other private, and that the private language—that of his best-known and most-loved poem, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" (published in as .
Gray, Thomas. Elegy in a Country Church-Yard. E. P Dutton and Company, New York (). written by Thomas Gray and newly created into an illustrated book by John Vassos. Copies on Abebooks Copies on eBay. Gray, Thomas. Ode to the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude. John Henry Nash, San Francisco (). Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard deserves every bit of the praise it's received over the years. I loved the intimacy, solitude and quiet contemplation of the poem. Its themes, the reflections on life and death and one's lasting significance in the world, are relevant to /5. Hardback, no d/j. Cream boards with black binding at spine, has some staining down front long edge, o/w the book is v/g. Elegy in a country church yard and newly created into an illustrated book by John Vassos. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | . Digital Library. The Archive's digital library holds digital versions of important primary literature, currently comprising printed works and audio-visual media, but will ultimately include Gray's manuscripts.. Quick Links to Key Editions. An Elegy wrote in a Country Church Yard. London: R. Dodsley, [11p., page images; see Northup ]; Designs by Mr. R. .