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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... "
A Graded Spelling-book: Being a Complete Course in Spelling for Primary and ... - Page 38
by Henry Francis Harrington - 1885
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An essay on elocution: designed for the use of schools and private learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...Inflection is capable of perverting the meaning. 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'. The author has marked the inflections and pauses in thia passage,...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 404 pages
...dew of 50 heaven. Jer. Taylor. 111. Gray's Elegy. 1 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. 2 Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 pages
...written in a Country Churchyard. — GRAY. THE curfew tolls — the knell of parting day ; — The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman...droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds ; Save that, from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping owl does to the moon complain Of such...
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The elocutionist: consisting of declamations and readings in prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...Reprinted according to the original copy. The curfew tolls—the knell of parting day! The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods...droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds; Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping owl does to the moon complain Of such as,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 159-160

Early English newspapers - 1836
...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...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...me there. AN ELEGY, 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...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 National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...written in a Country Church Yard. — GRAY 1. 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. * Lea, a meadow, or {Jain. 2. Now fades the glimmering landscape on...
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The moral and intellectual school book

William Martin - Readers - 1838 - 348 pages
...The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea ; The ploughman homeward wends 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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English Grammar: Made Easy to the Teacher and Pupil

John Comly - 1834 - 216 pages
...kindling o'er the face of ether One boundless blaze." et The curfew tolls, the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman...leaves the world to darkness and to me. ' Now fades the glimm'ring landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save, where the beetle...
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An enlarged edition of Murray's abridged English grammar, by dr. [J.A.] Giles

Lindley Murray - 1839
...stanza seldom consists of less than four verses : as, " 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." The most common kind -of verse used in English poetry, is that which,...
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