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07 soothe him 11 whose | pleasures, 1 7 like I thine

7- | pass a way: 71 Full 7 | quickly they | pass: 717 but they | never

re | turn. 7 1 1 1 Now 7 | gliding re | mote, 7 | 7 on the / verge of the

| sky, 71 7 The moon half ex | tinguished, 1 7 her | crescent

dis , plays; 71 7 But I lately I | marked 7 | 7 when ma jestic on |

high; 7 | 7 She | shone, 7 17 and the planets were | lost in

the blaze. 7 | Roll 7 | on thou fair orb, 7 | 7 and with ) gladness

pur / sue 71 7 The path 7 | 7 that con ducts thee to 1 splendor

a gain; 71 7 But | man's faded | glory, | 7 what | change shall

re | new? 71 Ah 9 | fool! 7 1 7 to ex | ult in a glory so | vain! 7

11 7 Tis | night, 7 | 7 and the landscape is | lovely no

| more; 7 | 7 1 | mourn, 7 | 7 but ye | woodlands I | mourn not

for 1 you; 7 | 7 For | morn is ap | proaching, 1 7 your / charms to

res | tore, 71 7 Perfum'd with fresh | fragrance, 1 7 and glitter

ing with | dew. 71 7 Nor | yet 7 1 7 for the ravage of winter I | mourn; 71

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Kind 7 | nature | 7 the embryo | blossom will

save; 7 | 7 But | when shall / spring 7 | visit the mouldering

| urn! 7| 0 | when shall it | dawn 7 17 on the night of the

grave! 7 1 1 1 7 It was thus, 7 1 7 by the / glare of false / science

betray'd, 7 | 7 That leads to be wilder ; | 7 and dazzles to

blind: 7 7 My I thoughts wont to roam, 7 1 7 from | shade 7

| onward to | shade, 7 || 7 Destruction before me, | 7 and sorrow be |

hind. 71 Oh 7 | pity, I great 7 | Father of | light, 7 1 7 then I

| cried, 71 l Thy 7 | creature, 1 7 who | fain would not wander

from 1 thee; 71 Lo! 7 | humble in | dust, 717 I re | linquish my I

pride: 71 7 From | doubt and from | darkness, I thou 7 | only

canst | free 7 1 1 1 7 And | darkness and I doubt 7 17 are now | flying

a / way, 7 | ÑO 7 | longer I | roam in de jection for | lorn, 7 || to 7 | breaks on the | traveller, | | faint and al

stray, 71 7 The I bright and the | balmy ef | fulgence of

morn. 711 See 7 | truth, love and mercy | 7 in / triumph de

scending,

✓ And | Nature | all 7 | glowing in | Eden's first |

bloom! 71 On the cold cheek of death, 7 | smiles and roses

are | blending, 11 7 And | beauty im | mortal | 7 a 1 wakes from the 1

tomb. 7 1 1 1

GRAY'S ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCH

YARD. [Reprinted according to the original Copy.] 7 The | curfew | tolls, 7 1 1 7 the knell of part

ing | day, ? | 7 The | lowing | herd 7 | wind 7 | slowly | 7 o'er the

| lea; 71 7 The ploughman | homeward | plods his / weary |

way, 71 17 And leaves the world 7 1 7 to darkness

7 and to me. 71 1 1 7 Now | fades the glimmering | landscape | 7 on the

| sight, 7 | 1 7 And all the air 7 | 7 a / solemn stillness /

holds 7 | 1 Save 7 | 7 where the beetle wheels his

droning | flight 7 | 7 And | drowsy | tinklings | lull the distant folds.

al Save that I 7 from 1 yonder | ivy- | mantled | tower 7 The | moping / owl 7 | does to the moon com

plain 7 |

7 Of / such as / wandering | near her , secret | bow

er | 7 Mo | lest her / ancient | solitary | reign; 7 |

7 Be neath 7 | those 7 | rugged | elms 7 | that 7 |

yew-tree's shade 7 | 7 Where | heaves the | turf in / many a | mouldering

|heap 71 Each in his | narrow | cell 7 1 7 for ever | laid 7 | 7 The | rude 7 | fore 7 | fathers of the hamlet

sleep. 7| | 7 The | breezy | call of | incense | breathing | morn

71 7 The swallow | twittering | 7 from the straw-built

| shed, 71 17 The cock's shrill | clarion, 1 7 or the / echoing |

horn 7 7 No more shall | rouse them 1 7 from their | lowly

| bed. 7 1 1 y For | them 7 1 no 7 more 717 the | blazing

hearth shall burn 7 7 Nor | busy | housewife / ply her / evening | care,

71 | No ? | children | run 7 1 7 to 1 lisp their | sire's

re | turn 71 17 Or | climb his knees, 7 | 7 the envy'd | kiss

to share. 9 | | | Oft did the | harvest | 7 to their , sickle / yield 7|| 7 Their | furrow | oft 7 1 7 the stubborn | glebe 7

17 has / broke 71

| How 7 | jocund | 7 did they | drive their team

a ) field; 711 How 7 | bow'd the / woods q | 7 be neath | 7 their

| sturdy | stroke. 7 1 1 1 Let not Am | bition | | mock their | useful | toil 7 | 7 Their | homely 1 joys 7 | 7 and destiny ob / scure,

71 17 Nor | Grandeur | hear 7 17 with a dis | dainful

smile 7 | 7 The short and simple | annals | 7 of the poor. 7 1 1

1 7 The | boast of heraldry, | 7 the pomp of | pow

er, 1 7 And all that | beauty, ! | all that I wealth, 7 |

e'er 7 gave, 7) 7 A | wait, a | like, 7 1 7 the inevitable ( hour; 7 | | 7 The | paths of glory 1 | lead 7 | but to the

grave. 7| 11 7 Nor | you, 7 | 7 ye | Proud! 7 17 im / pute to

these the fault, 7 ) 7 If | memory | 7 o’er their | tomb 7 | no 7 | trophies

| raise; 9 ]] Where thro' the long-drawn | aisle 7 1 7 and / fret

ted | vault, 71 7 The | pealing | anthem | swells the | note of

praise. 7. Il 7 Can | storied | urn, 7 | 7 or / animated | bust 7 | Back to its | mansion, I call the l fleeted | breath?

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