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Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade. Education and Government 17-18 (p. Pope, Temple of Fame, [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. "There are a number of [...]" W. Lyon Phelps, 1894. was comparatively well produced, in spite of a number of errata which irritated G. The title-page was embellished by woodcuts of skulls, cross-bones and other symbols of mortality, commonly used for bourgeois funeral elegies since the 16th century. 3. 114.3-5 the ... path] "the path leading (from the [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. 68.1 And] "Or. Mason delighted to pose as Gray's literary confrere and adviser; and when we remember that he was capable of inserting in his version of Gray's letters compliments to himself which never came from Gray, we must accept such statements of his, particularly those which refer to this early stage of the friendship between the two men, with great caution. 117.1-9 Here ... earth] "Aeneid iii 509: gremio telluris [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. Milton's expression, ''we drove afield,'' ''Lycidas,'' 27.". The last three stanzas, balancing the opening three, return to the poet himself in the churchyard, making clear that the whole poem has been a debate within his mind as he meditates in the darkness, at the end of which he makes his own choice about the preferability of obscure innocence to the dangers of the 'great world'. G[ray]. "to the field. sigh.] "Had 'damp'd' with 'depress'd: repress'd' written over, Fraser MS.". "In E[ton College MS.] the [...]" H.W. Dart's meditations among the tombs ([Westmonasterium vol.] 1898]. "The following are parallel passages: [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. The central figure of The Bard himself is a not totally unpredictable development of the Poet at the end of the Elegy: more defiant in his belief that poetry and liberty in society are inseparably involved with each other and his awareness of the forces which are hostile to poetry; equally isolated and equally, if more spectacularly, doomed. 121.7 soul] "Heart, Fraser MS." D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. Whibley, 1950 [1st ed. For neither suggestion is there any evidence. 71.1-2 Or heap] "And at   Eton, with [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. There is a line from a country song that goes, "sometimes life's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers". Virgil, Georgics i 94: glaebas qui frangit inertis. 95.1-2 If chance,] "= perchance." "In the Pembroke MS. of the ''Elegy'' Gray has entered after this stanza: ''Insert. "Luke quotes from Gay's ''Fables'': - '''Tis mine to tame the stubborn glebe.'' die.] William Broome, Paraphrase of Job 40: 'A solemn stillness reigns o'er land and seas.' Whibley, 1950 [1st ed. The last two lines are strongly imaginative. Of the third, the MS. at Pembroke College, Cambridge, I made such memorands as a brief opportunity admitted. 35.1 Awaits] "That 'hour' is the nominative [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. 1891]. lxi.". But throughout the history of English literature, famous poets have been drawn to the city of London… 5.1 - 8.7 Now ... folds;] "This is a bit of [...]" W. Lyon Phelps, 1894. See A. Anderson, The Library, 5th series, xx (1965) 144-8, for a refutation ofStokes's argument for the importance of this text, which was probably not printed in fact until late 1753. "By the heath-side and at his fav'rite tree. There is also an I Miss You poem, for those whose loved ones are in the military. "Be busied at her household duties. 1898]. Lord, help us to share the love of God with everyone we encounter, to feed the hungry, … "ancient E[ton College MS.], ancient (del) C[ommonplace] B[ook]; aged is the variant preferred by Gray in his instructions (T & W no. 71.4 shrine] "Shrines   Wharton." 's Commonplace Book (ii 617-18). 17-20 n): 'The long resounding Isle, and hallow'd Choir' and 'the long Isles and vaulted Roofs resound'.". 109.6 on] "from Pembroke MS." A.L. 101.6-8 yonder ... beech] "It is ''at the foot'' [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. 6.2 all] "now E[ton College MS.]." Supp. ', Output air.] In Shakespeare the sound of the Curfew is the signal to the spirit-world to be at large. "An urn with an inscription on it, a common form of funereal monument in imitation more or less of the antique* [*Footnote: See additional note, p. 1919]. 1751, by Dodsley, & went thro' four editions, in two months; and afterwards a fifth, 6th, 7th, & 8th, 9th, 10th, & 11th; printed also in 1753 with Mr. Bentley's Designs, of wch. Rhetoric seems to demand it. 101.7 nodding] "hoary, Fraser MS., with spreading [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. "Mutt'ring his fond Conceits he went to rove: [above fond...: wayward fancies loved would he] E[ton College MS.].". 17-18, and Agrippina, l. 60.2 Cromwell] " ''See Cromwell damned to [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. 105.1-4 'Hard ... wood,] "With Gestures quaint   Eton. 'Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove. Göttingen) for their invaluable assistance. 116.6 yon] "that   Fraser MS. with [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. The is omitted in C[ommonplace] B[ook] and Wh[arton MS.], and The Epitaph is written in the margin of E[ton College MS.].". "The Epitaph] Written in the [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. The mood of the Elegy is that of Il Penseroso and the scene in both poems is viewed in the evening twilight: 1.1-8 The ... day,] "In a letter to Bedingfield [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. Starr/J.R. Dorothea died in 1968 [...] Dodsley followed [the text recommended by Gray to Dodsley (B), c. 1 Feb. 1768 (T & W no.465)] closely in P[oems, 1768]. 25.7 sickle] "Sickles. III. referred to in the notes are that which belonged to Wharton, and is now among the Egerton MSS. Hendrickson, 1966. See also Progress of Poesy 84 n (p. Title/Paratext] "When first published as a [...]" D. Fairer/C. . are the subject after all. "Annals of the Poor, a [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. 1898]. Some mention of the wood was necessary because of l. 112. Mason's tentative opinion that G. began the Elegy in 1742 was accepted by nineteenth-century editors and was also embellished: it was suggested, for example, that G. was inspired to begin the poem by the death of his uncle Jonathan Rogers in Oct. 1742; and this suggestion was balanced by the theory that he was inspired to take it up again after the death of his aunt Mary Antrobus in Nov. 1749. Sad Break Up Poems For Him or Her That Make You Cry. "From the original manuscript, now preserved at Eton College, it appears that for Hampden he first wrote 'Cato', for Milton 'Tully', and for Cromwell 'Caesar'. Hendrickson, 1966. Johnson rhymes smile/toil in London 222-3.". Once, as Bradshaw notes, in Milton, P. L. VI. Whibley, 1950 [1st ed. The night may be fragile to someone in love. 284. To My Dear and Loving Husband. As she blooms out like a precious flower, She will always … Title/Paratext] "Gray's Elegy Written in a [...]" Alexander Huber, 2000. 47.4-6 rod ... empire] "Mitford quotes Ovid [Heroides] Ep. It is a little chaos of mountains and precipices; mountains, it is true, that do not ascend much above the clouds, nor are the declivities quite so amazing as Dover cliff; but just such hills as people who love their necks as well as I do may venture to climb, and craggs that give the eye as much pleasure as if they were dangerous: Both vale and hill are covered with most venerable beeches, and other very reverend vegetables, that, like most other ancient people, are always dreaming out their old stories to the winds: 101.7 nodding] "hoary with spreading written above [...]" H.W. 1891]. 57.1-6 Some ... breast] "Dryden has: 'with dauntless breast [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. 41.5 animated] "As if alive or breathing. / His frailties there in trembling hope repose. ii. 1898]. . 8.1 And] "Or   Fraser and Pembroke [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. flame.] L'Allegro 49-50, 53-6: 'While the Cock with lively din, / Scatters the rear of darknes thin / ... / Oft list'ning how the Hounds and horn / Chearly rouse the slumbring mom, / From the side of some Hoar Hill, / Through the high wood echoing shrill'; 'the crested Cock whose clarion sounds / The silent hours', Par. 41.2 storied] "inscribed or illustrated." "'Stillness' is here the nominative; 'air' the objective case. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield. the impromptu couplet preserved by Norton Nicholls, p. 75 supra.". 71.1-2 Or heap] "And at with crown written [...]" H.W. H.W. 1891]. It is not in perfect lucidity of expression that Gray shines. Gray has used it in the double sense of 'kindly' and 'productive' in Alliance of Education and Government, l. 3: 52.4 genial] "Warm, creative. Hide Explanatory notes 20.4 rouse] "wake first edition." Thomson, Autumn 1004-10, speaks of the 'sacred influence' of 'the Power / Of Philosophic Melancholy'; and T. Warton, Pleasures of Melancholy 92-5, writes of 'that elegance of soul refin'd, / Whose soft sensation feels a quicker joy / From melancholy's scenes, than the dull pride / Of tasteless splendour and magnificence / Can e'er afford.' Hendrickson, 1966. 185-246. A similar, but more restrained and detailed, argument for connecting the Elegy with the trial of the Scottish lords in Aug. 1746 was offered by F. H. Ellis, 'Gray's Elegy: The biographical problem in literary criticism', PMLA, lxvi (1951) 971-1008. Become integral parts of our language some precision required country poems for her to the to... Skeat hesitates between tracing it to be a prey to dumb Forgetfulness? madding occurs in Agrippina 83 ( 290. Mirabilis 958 ; Aeneid VI 641 ; and froze the genial current of the curfew ] `` John Hampden 1594-1643..., i.e anyone else in his 'Observations on English Metre ', poems pp themselves. Westmonasterium vol. ] '' D.C. Tovey, 1922 [ 1st ed antithesis also occurs in Churchill 's [ ]... 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