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The curfew tolls the knell of parting day

DMI number:
23393
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Last Line:
Awake and faithful to her wonted fires
Poem Genre / Form:
Elegy and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Death, Rural life, and Social order
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Author:
Thomas Gray
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Lonsdale (1969): 103-141.
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Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [2nd ed] [T127413] [ecco]
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pp.262-264
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An Elegy. Written in a Country Church Yard.
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Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [3rd ed] [39 parts] [T112124] [ecco]
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pp.262-264
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pp.262-264
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Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [T125628] [ecco]
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