1891]. A love poem will not always be long and flowery. Dodsley brought out the first edition of the Elegy, anonymously, on 15 Feb., one day before the Magazine of Magazines printed it with the author named as Mr. Gray of Peterhouse. 'And pore upon the brook that babbles by. "Nor seek (think above) to draw them from their dread abode / (His Frailties there in trembling Hope repose)   Fraser MS.". 53.8 serene,] "bright and clear." Or Young (quoted by Mitford without ref. 47.4 rod] "Reins. "This famous line is imitated from Dante, Purgatorio, viii.". Starr/J.R. 103-10) has made a cogent case for placing its first writing in 1746-7: it seems to be recalling phrases and passages in the verse of Akenside, Collins, the Wartons and others, published during 1743-7. He made a more significant statement in another letter to Wharton on 11 Sept. 1746: after mentioning that he had been reading Aristotle, he added, 'this & a few autumnal Verses are my Entertainments dureing the Fall of the Leaf' (Corresp i 241). Starr/J.R. Bassey Ikpi, a Nigerian-born but America-raised poet, captures audiences with her spoken word ode to her grandmother in Homeward. Hendrickson, 1966. Lines On The Fall Of Fyers Near Loch-Ness. a scroll, unrolled in order to be read.". 1898]. " 1898]. G.'s letter to Anstey, the translator of the Elegy into Latin, in 1761 (Corresp ii 749) makes it clear that he had organ music in mind. in the British Museum. H.W. Title/Paratext] "Although Mason believed that the [...]" H.W. In this picture it is noteworthy that we have a deeper shade of growing nightfall than in the preceding.". A Christmas Prayer . "Cp. Cf. "After this verse, in the [...]" J. Crofts, 1948 [1st ed. 1898]. "Cp. Dr Bradshaw has ascertained that it was first printed in the third edition of the Elegy, March 1751. also Dryden, Georgics ii 760-1 (translating Virgil, ii 523): 'His little Children climbing for a Kiss, / Welcome their Father's late return at Night'; Thomson adopted the first line of this couplet, Liberty iii 173; and see also J. Warton, Ode to Evening 3 (quoted in l. 3n above).". 10[1]-10[4] instead of before them. 42), and Lear II. "Cp. The London Magazine then stole it, and others followed the bad example. "Or Chaunticleer so shrill or E[ton College MS.].". Starr/J.R. Throughout the ''Elegy'' he refers to the poor, the people of the hamlet, as contrasted with the rich, who were interred and had their monuments inside the church. "Cp. 43.4 provoke] "awake with provoke in margin, [...]" H.W. ''That this 'thing' was the Elegy there can be no doubt. The surviving Eton College MS represents the earliest known version before a major reworking took place, and it was not until 12 June 1750 that Gray sent a copy of the completed poem to Walpole, 'having put an end to a thing, whose beginning you have seen long ago' (Correspondence, 1:326). In any case, Walpole retracted only the first part of his original assertion i.e. may have decided that [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. 1919]. "This means strictly, ''a cleared place in a wood.'' You can add notes or queries to any part of the poetic text by simply clicking on the line in 1898]. 101.7 nodding] "hoary   Eton, with spreading [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. . 11.7 secret] "sacred   edd 1-2, 4b-8 [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. This is a love message in free verse, which doesn't rhyme. lawn.] "It seems unnecessary to quote from the literature of all ages in illustration of this and like commonplaces of poetry. Fraser. I understand that you will display my submission on your website. Hendrickson, 1966. R. Lonsdale, 1969. At this period they were circulating in MS and Fisher suggested that they might even have reached G. This theory is unconvincing and it is much more probable that in revising his elegies after 1751 Shenstone imitated G.'s celebrated poem. 's instances of greatness were originally classical in the Eton MS. 172).". 51.3 repressed] "had damp'd with depress'd repress'd [...]" H.W. blood.] (It is the personal involvement of the poet and his desire to share the obscure destiny of the villagers in this version of the poem which make Empson's ingenious remarks in Some Versions of Pastoral ultimately irrelevant and misleading.) 'His listless length at noontide would he stretch. By combining with these events a quantity of meteorological information, Newman demonstrated to his own satisfaction that he possessed an 'abundance of evidence' for identifying the moment at which G. began writing the Elegy as 8 p.m. on 18 Aug. 1746. [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. "For the allusions to Hampden (1594-1643), Milton (1608-1674), and Cromwell (1599-1658), the student should refer to a History.Instead of these three names there are, in the Original MS., Cato, Tully, and Caesar; but the change to well-known characters of our own country has added to the vividness as well as fixed the nationality of a poem that has been translated into so many languages.It is noteworthy that both Hampden and Milton lived in Buckinghamshire - the county in which is the Stoke-Poges Churchyard. 1898]. "Or   Eton, Wharton, Commonplace Book, edd 3-7.". 1891]. Some of the errors which Gray pointed out were corrected in the third edition (Q3). 63.1-7 To ... land,] "Mitford quotes a line from [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. On some fond breast the parting soul relies. "[According to Mason, the Elegy was begun in August 1742; but we can only say for certain that Gray wrote the main portion of the poem between 1746 and 1750. The poem was sent to Walpole, who was so delighted that he handed it round to his friends. "Reins C[ommonplace] B[ook], E[ton College MS.], Wh[arton MS.], Q[uarto]1, Q[uarto]3. 1891]. & therefore am obliged to desire you would make Dodsley print it immediately (wch may be done in less than a Week's time) from your Copy, but without my Name, in what Form is most convenient for him, but in his best Paper & Character. 1898]. G.'s borrowings or echoes within the Elegy provide more evidence, although the possibility that any particular parallel may be no more than coincidental must always be borne in mind. Dorothea died in 1968 (In his own lifetime, G. was already having to deny that he had been describing a churchyard he had never visited.) 1891]. Cary's translation is as follows: -. Some editors think they refer to the epitaph cut on the stone, though no such interpretation is really necessary. - Egerton MS." J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. If you are looking for a great touching Veterans Day speech, some of these short but beautiful verses will inspire you. The first two lines may barely pass, as not bad. "dye B[entley's Designs]." "The subject of the verb [...]" H.W. William Broome, Paraphrase of [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. You want her heart to melt at the sound of your poetic words. Title/Paratext] "When first published as a [...]" D. Fairer/C. "that   Fraser MS. with yon written over it.". Poet: Christopher Marlowe Published: 1599 Christopher Marlowe was one of the leading poets of the Elizabethan era.This poem by him is regarded as one of the earliest examples of the pastoral style of British poetry. One stanza in particular Gray may have had in mind when he composed the first stanza of his Elegy: 1.1-2 The curfew] "The curfew was a bell, [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. fires.] The same conclusion would have to be reached if the Elegy is considered in relation to the vogue for 'graveyard' poetry and prose which emerged in the early 1740s. Hendrickson, 1966. "In Hayley's ''Life of Crashaw,'' [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. Hendrickson, 1966. - All MSS. Gray seems to mean 'who ever was so much a prey to dumb Forgetfulness as to resign life and its possibilities of joy and sorrow without some regret?' There is another kind of internal evidence about the dating which is perhaps slightly more conclusive, although by its nature it can be used only with caution. 1898]. 47.4 rod] "reins   Eton, Wharton, Commonplace [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. 25.7 sickle] "Sickles   Egerton MS." D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. published in 1755; but in editions of 1753 and 1768, for the text of which Gray has some responsibility, we have 'awaits,' as well as in every copy in his handwriting.". "Or C[ommonplace] B[ook], E[ton College MS.], Wh[arton MS.], Q[uarto]3.". "Cf. Mason says it was omitted because Gray thought that it was ''too long a parenthesis in this place.'' 70.2-4 quench ... blushes] "This is in Shakespeare, ''Winter's [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. lawn.] "Cp. 16.2 rude] "Of course in the sense [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. 295.". 66.2 growing] "struggling   Eton, with growing [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. It was finished by June 12, 1750. "the subject of the verb is the 'hour'. Licensed under . After various appearances in the sale-room in the nineteenth century it was bequeathed by Sir William Fraser in 1898 to Eton College. poor.] He made a few comments on it in a letter to Christopher Anstey, who published a Latin translation of the poem in 1762 (Corresp ii 748-9) but otherwise tended to be cynical about its celebrity. Corrected by the Author. 's translation from Propertius II i 65, and Agrippina 38-9 (p. 34, 46).". Starr/J.R. 50.9 unroll;] "The image is of a [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. - Mason MS." E. Gosse, 1884. Phelps. Anne Bradstreet. Hendrickson, 1966. "to the field. Poet: Emily Dickinson. fires.] "He first wrote reins; and changed it probably because Tickell has it in his lines on the death of Addison ''To Earl Warwick'': - ''Proud names, who once the reins of empire held.'' Cp. praise.] Some annotators take exception to this use of ply; but it is a shortend form of apply similarly used by Milton and old writers: - ''He is ever at his plow, he is ever applying his business.'' "ancient obliterated in the Pembroke MS. and aged written above.". "Richard West, Monody on Queen Caroline st. viii: 'A muse as yet unheeded and unknown'; and G[ray]. p. 565, a futile reference) ''Whose little arms around thy legs are cast, / And climbing for a kiss prevent their mother's haste.'']. 1898]. Considering the haste with which it had been printed, the first edn. Starr/J.R. "Await   edd 9-12, Dodsley's Collection in 1775, and in 1775.". 2.". 19, 20, published 1764, by which time it was probably a familiar quotation: - ''So that they neither give a tawdry glare, / 'Nor waste their sweetness on the desert air.' 127.1-7 (There ... repose)] "The Sonnet is No. - Mason MS." E. Gosse, 1884. 109.6 on] "from C[ommonplace] B[ook]." 109.3 I] "We. "Cp. Göttingen). "Mason (Poems p. 110) wrote: 'I rather wonder that he rejected this stanza, as it not only has the same sort of Doric delicacy, which charms us peculiarly in this part of the Poem, but also compleats the account of his whole day: whereas, this Evening scene being omitted, we have only his Morning walk, and his Noon-tide repose.' The first eighteen stanzas of this MS, in spite of many small variants, appear substantially as in the form eventually published. 1891]. 25.7 sickle] "sickles   Wharton." 41.5 animated] "As if alive or breathing. 'Under the opening eye-lids of the morn, / We drove a field', Lycidas 26-7; and 'With me to drive a-Field the browzing Goats', Dryden, Eclogues ii 38. ''Sunt mihi quas possint sceptra decere manus.''". "Now woeful (drooping above) wan, he droop'd (both del), as one forlorn. Hendrickson, 1966. Starr/J.R. - 29, 30.". 1898]. " Scott's Old Mortality, chap. "Cp. Land of the rainbow gold, For flood and fire and famine She pays us back threefold. way.] See also Ode to Adversity 25-32 (p. 72), where Melancholy is associated with Wisdom, Charity, Justice and Pity. See also Young, Night Thoughts i 105-7: 'Why wanders wretched Thought their tombs around, / In infidel Distress? "Or chaunticleer so shrill, or ecchoing horn. He paused awhile, and taking his pen, wrote the line on the title of a printed copy of it lying on his table. 22.3 housewife] "Huswife Wharton MS." A.L. "The passage from Dante quoted by Gray is Purgatorio, canto viii, 5, 6.The standard History of England in Gray's time, that by Thomas Carte, describes the curfew law of William the Conqueror as ''an ordinance, that all the common people should put out their fire and candle and go to bed at seven a clock, upon the ringing of a bell, called the couvre feu bell, on pain of death; a regulation, which having been made in an assembly of the estates of Normandie at Caen, in A.D. 1061, to prevent the debauches, disorders, and other mischiefs frequently committed at night, had been practised with good success in that country.'' flame.] "This is a bit of the quiet scenery so dear to the hearts of the early Romanticists; and in the next stanza we have the inevitable owl in the moonlight. 39.5 aisle] "G[ray]. Skeat believes that wistful stands for wishful, the change in form being due to confusion with wistly, which was itself a corruption of the Middle-English wisly, certainly, verily, exactly. - Egerton MS.". 1898]. But no matter; we have ourselves suffered under her hands before now; and besides, it will only look the more careless and by accident as it were. Written By Somebody On The Window Of an Inn at Stirling, on seeing the Royal Palace in ruin. "Cf. 409-36; William Empson, Some Versions of Pastoral (1935) p. 4; Cleanth Brooks, The Well Wrought Urn (1949) pp. 'There is many a [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. Milton's expression, ''we drove afield,'' ''Lycidas,'' 27.". 82.6 elegy] "Epitaph C[ommonplace] B[ook], E[ton College [...]" H.W. The line means that Knowledge looked favorably upon him at his birth (a quasi-astrological figure).". 8.1 And] "Or. "A compound sanctioned by Milton: 'thir Straw-built Cittadel', Par. "awake with provoke in margin, E[ton College MS.].". 27-8, that if the text reads 'Awaits' the subject must be 'hour'; but that the reading 'Await' makes the two preceding lines the subject. - Original MS. [Mason [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. For discussion of the 'stonecutter' theory still held in some quarters, see F. H. Ellis, PMLA lvi (1951) 992-1004; M. Peckham, MLN lxxi (1956) 409-11; J. H. Sutherland, MP lv (1957) 11-13 (a cogent refutation of the theory).". Hind and the Panther 305; Ovid's Metamorphoses i 1055; and Aeneid x 970; but by 'rage' he meant anger. own.] 1891]. The eighth quarto (Q8) of 1753, according to Dodsley, was corrected by Gray, although this claim makes it difficult to account for the persistence of one of the most obvious of the errors (see note to line 11) which Gray had mentioned in his letter of 3 Mar. - 74, 75. 66 and 96 of the latter book.". For other suggested parallels with his poetry in G[ray]., see European Mag. - Original MS. [Mason MS.]". 79.1 With] "Written above a deletion in [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. - Egerton MS." J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. "Abundant, as Latin largus. The earliest, the Eton MS, has already been described. The present reading is written in the margin.". The words of Gray himself to Mason recur to the mind 'all I can say is that your elegy should not end with the worst line in it.' ''the Muse's flame,'' line 72; a ''prophet's fire,'' ''The Bard,'' 21. grave.] The text here given is that of the Edition of 1768, which appears to be authoritative and final. Addison, The Vestal 14: [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. The Eton MS, entitled 'Stanza's Wrote In A Country Church-Yard' (now in the Memorial Buildings, Eton College) originally belonged to Mason. I’ve selected some poems that may give you a taste of the scope of her large body of work. die.] air.] 33.1-8 The ... power,] "Akenside, Pleasures of Imagination ii [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. By 1763 twelve edns based on Dodsley's quarto had appeared. Pope, Odyssey x 485-7: 'As from fresh pastures and the dewy fields ... / The lowing herds return'; Cowley's imitation of Horace, Epode II 15 and of Virgil, Georgic II 20: Prior, Solomon ii 414 and Pope, Spring 86.". 1891]. "See textual notes. are the one at Eton College (E), probably the earliest; the one sent to Wharton (Wh) in Gray's letter of 18 Dec. 1750 (T & W no. Hendrickson, 1966. Valentine Love Poems See some Christmas Love Poems here. Par. - Original MS. [Mason [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. 1898]. "Bradshaw compares Milton, Comus 138 sq. E[ton College MS.].". "Neither word has its modern meaning. At 19 years old she wrote a poem, 'My Country', the second verse of which is perhaps the best known stanza in Australian poetry. Starr/J.R. Short Love Poems. Starr/J.R. Hendrickson, 1966. 85.1-7 For ... prey,] "The For refers to what [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. Starr/J.R. A.L. grave.] Spenser, Faerie Queene I i 42, 7-8: 'whose dryer braine / Is tost with troubled sights and fancies weake'; and III iv 54, 4: 'And thousand fancies bet his idle braine'.". H.W. The skill of Gray lies in the perfect combination of such details; - Thomson and Mallet, almost simultaneously, were enlisting the 'owl'; cf. "The yew-tree under which Gray often sat in Stoke churchyard still exists there; it is on the south side of the church, its branches spread over a large circumference, and under it as well as under its shade there are several graves.". Poets.org. means rapture, ardour, inspiration (equivalent to the favourable sense of Latin furor). also J. Warton's Ode to Evening: ''And with hoarse hummings of unnumber'd flies.'' 1.1 - 3.7 The ... way,] "a prime example of semantic [...]" Alexander Huber, 2009. 1898]. the impromptu couplet preserved by Norton Nicholls, p. 75 supra.". 37.1 - 38.8 Nor ... raise,] "Forgive ye proud th' involuntary [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. Whibley, 1950 [1st ed. "In Fraser MS., the punctuation showing that it was the poet's first intention to make the line part of the apostrophe to himself. That there was an interval cannot be doubted but neither the condition of the MS nor an examination of the handwriting itself throws any conclusive light on its length.) III Henry VI I [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. may also have remembered Par. The lack of social function so apparent in English poetry of the mid- and late eighteenth-century is constantly betrayed by its search for inspiration in the past. 2. He may have felt obliged to do so publicly as a result of Norton Nicholls's discovery of the debt: see Corresp iii 1297. the missing word is, I suppose, either now invisible or was never written. 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. / quamvis in cineres corpus mutaverit ignis, / sentiet officium maesta favilla pium (Yet do you ever give to the dead the funeral offerings and garlands moist with your own tears. "Cp. Scott of Amwell in his ''Critical Essay'' on the ''Elegy,'' published in 1785, writes in a footnote: ''It should be await, the plural, for it includes a number of circumstances.'' share.] See Gray to Walpole, Mar. John Hill, in the first of his series of contributions to the Daily Advertiser entitled 'The Inspector' on 5 March 1751 praised the Elegy enthusiastically, asserting that it 'comes nearer the manner of Milton than any thing that has been published since the time of that poet' and comparing it favourably with Lycidas. The possibility that he was, however, has been explored by J. Fisher, 'James Hammond and the quatrain of Gray's Elegy', MP xxxii (1935) 301-10; and if G. was imitating Hammond, he could not have begun the Elegy in the summer of 1742. "[Variations in the 'Red-breast' stanza:] [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. 96.2 kindred] "hidden first edition." "His Frailties there E[ton College MS.].". We observe even among the vulgar, how fond they are to have an inscription over their grave. "epitaph   Fraser MS. No one can read the stanza without feeling that 'The boast of heraldry', &c., should be in the nominative case. H.W. "hoary   Eton, with spreading written above and nodding in margin.". John Donne . 103.1-3 'His ... length] "Cf. Gray has appended the following bibliographical note to the Pembroke MS.: - ''Published in Febry. thorn.'] Hendrickson, 1966. 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'. air.] His real injury is the issue of a bad text; his only remedy the issue of a text revised by himself. 87.4 precincts] "This word, and the phrase [...]" W. Lyon Phelps, 1894. 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. Another explanation is that "awaits" has been "attracted" into the singular by "all that wealth e'er gave", and that the four clauses in lines 33f. - Captiv. 82.6 elegy] "Epitaph. "In Kippis, Biographia Britannica, Vol. "The meaning of this word is crucial to the 'Epitaph'. 126.1-4 Or ... frailties] "Nor think to draw them. Blair's churchyard also provides a yew, 'Cheerless, unsocial plant'; and 'a row of reverend elms, / ... all ragged show', The Grave 22, 46-7.". and Citation Guide, Use Perhaps, like The Progress of Poesy, it was written 'by fits & starts at very distant intervals', although it may be pointed out here that G.'s method of working on his other poems suggests that he is unlikely to have taken eight years to complete a poem. The ploughman homeward plods his weary way. There is also an I Miss You poem, for those whose loved ones are in the military. Excerpt: "I own a solace shut within my heart, A garden full of many a quaint delight … II, El. Is it not more likely that G. showed him only some twelve lines because he had written no more and more likely, in addition, that he had written them fairly recently? A.L. Amanda Gorman, the nation's first-ever youth poet laureate, challenged Americans Wednesday to "leave behind a country better than the one … "A fret is defined by Parker, Glossary of Architecture, 'an ornament used in Classical architecture, formed by small fillets intersecting each other at right angles'; a fillet, again, is a narrow band used principally between mouldings, both in Classical and Gothic architecture. blood.] "Cp. blood.] 7th, and in a Scotch Collection call'd The Union, translated into Latin by Chr. "APPENDIX The following representative parallels [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. 46.4-7 pregnant ... fire;] "Divinely inspired." "Or chanticleer so shrill, or echoing horn. Rogers quotes from one of Drummond's ''Sonnets'': - ''Far from the madding worldling's hoarse discord.'' iv, & in a Scotch Collection call'dthe Union; translated into Latin by Chr. 116.7 aged] "ancient obliterated in the Pembroke [...]" A.L. 12.1-3 Molest ... ancient] "& pry into   written [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. after Mitford, Petrarch [Sonetto [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. "'The thorn in Glastonbury churchyard [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. 1898]. There is a line from a country song that goes, "sometimes life's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers". "[v. 4 of omitted stanza:] Whistful sic in Fraser MS. The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea. "Death! "After this verse, in the [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. "Cp. 11.8 bower,] "In the old sense of [...]" W. Lyon Phelps, 1894. The MS. does not end with these four stanzas, but contains them with the conclusion as we now read the poem [Footnote: ''Mason says, 'In the first manuscript copy of this exquisite poem I find the conclusion different from that which he afterwards composed.' In the MSS. hour.] 30 poems of Margaret Atwood. 48.4 ecstasy] "Cp. 95.1-2 If chance,] "Shakespeare certainly seems to use [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. The similarities to Joseph Warton's Ode to Evening [...] would support a date after 4 December 1746. But these two lines are ambiguous in themselves and could be read in three ways: 'For who, about to become a prey to dumb forgetfulness (= oblivion)'; 'For who ever resigned this being to dumb forgetfulness (= oblivion)'; and 'For who was already so much the prey of forgetfulness (= insensibility) as to resign' etc. "Gray, as Mitford suggests, may [...]" D.C. Tovey, 1922 [1st ed. (Corresp i 344).". 1891]. 1898]. "Science is here simply a general term for Knowledge. Hendrickson, 1966. "The translation (by Nott) of the lines Gray quotes from Petrarch is: -. The little tyrant of his fields withstood; Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest. 1891]. The rapidity with which the poem had made its way in the fashionable world can be seen from the occasion for which, later in the summer, G. wrote his Long Story (see headnote, p. 142). "Cf. "Although nearly all the editors state that as a fact that the Elegy was begun in 1742, there seems to be no actual basis for this statement. Why! H.W. "The first notable criticism of the Elegy did not appear until the 1780s. 38.1-8 If ... raise,] "'Till we with trophies do [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. 1919]. - Original MS. [Mason [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. "Mason (Poems p. 110) wrote: [...]" R. Lonsdale, 1969. 13.5-6 that yew-tree's] "The yew-tree under which Gray [...]" J. Bradshaw, 1903 [1st ed. 1948 [ 1st ed veggio nel pensier, dolce mio fuoco first wrote reins ; and country poems for her Westminster. Cromwell, who was at least as good a period as any for to! I wrote poems inside of me 'with equal steps the [... ] '' R.,... Caesar E [ ton College MS. ]. '' '' a kind of trumpet, with a of..., Scotland 's national bard ( and lots more besides )..... Wakefield quotes from Gay 's Fables, [... ] '' R. Lonsdale, 1969 of simple Straight... 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