The poems of Thomas Gray by Thomas Gray

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Statementedited by Austin Lane Poole
SeriesThe Hesperides series
ContributionsPoole, Austin Lane, 1889-1963, ed
The Physical Object
Number of Pages162
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Open LibraryOL26888522M

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Alongside Alexander Pope, Thomas Gray is one of the most important English poets of the 18th century. Samuel Johnson was the first of many critics to put forward the view that Gray spoke in two languages, one public and the other private, and that the private language—that of his best-known and most-loved poem, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" (published in as An Elegy Wrote in a.

Read all poems of Thomas Gray and infos about Thomas Gray. Gray's father was a scrivener while his mother and aunt kept a milliner's shop. He led a quiet, studious life in the main, training in law after his degree at Cambridge and then becoming a history done at Peterhouse.

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Thomas Gray, English poet whose “An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard” is one of the best known of English lyric poems. Although his literary output was slight, he was the dominant poetic figure in the midth century and a precursor of the Romantic movement.

Born into a prosperous but. Thomas Gray (26 December – 30 July ) was an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar, and professor at Pembroke College, is widely known for his Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, published in Gray was an extremely self-critical writer who published only 13 poems in his lifetime, despite being very popular.

He was even offered the position of Poet. Thomas Hardy, who had memorised Gray's poem, took the title of his fourth novel, Far from the Madding Crowd, from a line in it.

In addition, many in his Wessex Poems and Other Verses () contain a graveyard theme and take a similar stance to Gray, and its frontispiece depicts a graveyard. An Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College () Complete - Google Books An Elegy wrote in a Country Churchyard () Complete - Thomas Gray Archive In Greek, Latin, German, Italian, and French - Google Books Designs by Mr.

Bentley: for six poems by Mr. Gray () Complete - Thomas Gray Archive Ode on the Spring. Paperback. Condition: New.

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Seller Inventory # APC More information about this seller |. Thomas Gray, –71, English poet. He was educated at Eton and Peterhouse, Cambridge. In he began a grand tour of the Continent with Horace quarreled in Italy, and Gray returned to.

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Find books. Thomas Gray, the author of the celebrated Elegy written in a Country Churchyard, was born in Cornhill, London, Decem His father, Philip Gray, an exchange broker and scrivener, was a wealthy and nominally respectable citizen, but he treated his family with brutal severity and neglect, and the poet was altogether indebted for the advantages of a learned education to the affectionate.

More by Thomas Gray Ode on the death of a favorite cat Twas on a lofty vase's side, Where China's gayest art had dyed The azure flowers that blow; Demurest of the tabby kind, The pensive Selima, reclined, Gazed on the lake below.

A list of poems by Thomas Gray find poems find poets poem-a-day library (texts, books & more) materials for teachers poetry near you Thomas Gray Title Author Year; Ode on the death of a favorite cat. Thomas Gray Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.

Thomas Gray DETAILS. A rhythmical anthology of selected works from prolific writer Thomas Gray. Featuring Illustrated capitals and head and tail pieces. A frontispiece of Gray, and plates to Ode on the Spring, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College, and Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard.

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Milford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Gray; Austin Lane Poole; Bruce Rogers; Edith Goodkind Rosenwald; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress); Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress). Thomas Gray was born on December 26 in London., in what was then his mother’s and aunts’ small milliner's shop.

He was one of twelve children born to Dorothy and Philip Gray. The marriage was an unhappy one, and Thomas had a troubled childhood because of it. The Thomas Gray Archive is a collaborative digital archive and research project devoted to the life and work of eighteenth-century poet, letter-writer, and scholar Thomas Gray (), author of the acclaimed 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' ().

Title The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray () Author: Gray, Thomas, Subject: Gray, Thomas, ; Sharp, John, fl. A smart, uniformly bound set of Thomas Gray's poetical works. With a portrait frontispiece of Thomas Gray to the first volume. In signed bindings by Hayday, with the stamp to the front pastedown.

Bookseller's stamp to the front pastedown, Toovey, Bookseller Piccadilly. These volumes contain Gray's poems, essays, letters and correspondence. The Poems Of Thomas Gray by Thomas Gray,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Author of Selections from the Poety and Prose of Thomas Gray, Selections from the Poetry and Prose of Thomas Gray, A guide to implementation of training products, The buried city of Kenfig, Selected Poems of Thomas Gray (Bloomsbury Poetry Classics).

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(William Author: Thomas Gray, W. Rolfe. Life of Gray. Appendix. Essay on the poetry of Gray. --Posthumous poems and fragments. --Latin poems.

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Thomas Gray continues to occupy a strange space in the canon. Some of his poems—always the Elegy, sometimes the Odes—hold fast or enjoy cyclical reappraisals, but Gray himself rarely looms large in visions of the mid-eighteenth century, unless that period in literary history is characterized, like Gray himself, as anxious, repressed, or feeble.

1 Wallace Jackson, writing for the Poetry. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Thomas Gray (Gray, Thomas, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Gray, Thomas, The Bard (HTML at Toronto) Gray, Thomas, The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver Goldsmith (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Co., ), also by William Collins and Oliver.

Thomas Gray is often looked at as writing poems that speak for the common man. The rejection of the offer to serve as secretary to an Earl speaks to a lifelong disenchantment with England's aristocracy and his most famous poem is also often interpreted as a shout-out for the common man against the trappings of England's class system.

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Download Blake S Water Colours For The Poems Of Thomas Gray books, watercolors illustrate 13 best-loved poems by Thomas Gray, including "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" and "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat." First inexpensive full-color reproduction, with complete text of poems.

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The book was a private printing for Eton College; the printed presentation page in Latin, with spaces for names, a Morris-style border and the Eton arms, suggests that the copies were meant for special distribution by the College.

Thomas Gray (26 December - 30 July ) was an English poet, classical scholar, and academic. Gray was born in London, the son of a scrivener, who, though described as "a respectable citizen," was of so cruel and violent a temper that his wife had to leave him.

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