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" For thee, who, mindful of the unhonoured dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say... "
The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland - Page 338
by Abraham Mills - 1851
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 373 pages
...hoary-headed swain, in Gray's Elegy in a Country Church-yard : For thee who, mindful of th" unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate,...chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit should inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him, at the peep...
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œuvres de M. J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of the' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these Unes their artless taie relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some...hoary-headed swain may say, « Oft have we seen him àt the peep of dawn « Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, « To meet the sun upon the upland...
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Oeuvres, Volume 9

Jacques Delille - 1824
...Ces vers et les suivants rappellent un passage de l'élégie de Gray sur un cimetière de campagne : Haply some hoary-headed swain may say : « Oft have...at the peep of dawn, Brushing with hasty steps the dew away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. His lîstless length at noon-tide would he stretch,...
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The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and ...

William Oxberry - 1824 - 379 pages
...of Nature cries, Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate,...lonely Contemplation led. Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate. Haply some hoary headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn,...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 pages
...of nature cries, E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate...Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply same hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, Brushing, with hasty steps,...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 2 pages
...prose, that we wish to be remembered by our friends after our death, in the same manner as when alive For thee, who, mindful of the unhonoured dead, Dost...tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, 95 Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we...
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œuvres de M. J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of the' unhonour'd deail, Dost in these lines their artless taIe relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some...Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, « Oft have we scen him àt the peep of dawn « Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, « To meet the sun upon the...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 pages
...behind ? for thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Sost in these lines their artless tale relate ; •chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred...have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasly steps the dew away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There at the foot of yonder nodding...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1827 - 446 pages
...of Nature cries, Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who mindful of th' unhonour'd dead Dost in these lines their artless tale relate...kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary -headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawu Brushing with hasty steps the...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...some fond breast the parting soul relies : Some pious drops the closing eye requires: Even from the tomb the voice of nature cries, Even in our ashes...Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, 20 * 2M NATIONAL READER. Brushing, with hasty steps, the dews away,. To meet the sun upon the upland...
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