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Here rests his head upon the lap of earth

DMI number:
25173
First Line:
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth
Last Line:
The bosom of his father and his god
Poem Genre / Form:
Epitaph, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Death and God
Related People
Author:
Thomas Gray
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard', Lonsdale (1969): 103-141.
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Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems on divine and moral subjects, selected from various authors. [T97392] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.301
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol I] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.79
Poem Title:
In a Country Church Yard.
Attribution:
Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
Title:
Select and Remarkable Epitaphs [Vol. 1] [T27439] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
--- Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
Title:
Select Epitaphs [Vol. 2] [ESTC T137253]
Page No(s):
p.212
Poem Title:
In a Country Churchyard.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Page No(s):
p.153
Poem Title:
LXV.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
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Thomas Gray
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray