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Slide set: Gray's elegy (recitation: York & Son, 20 slides, in/before 1893)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Title, with picture of Stoke Pogis Church
Slide 2
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Slide 3
Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight
Slide 4
The moping owl does to the moon complain
Slide 5
Beneath those rugged elms, that yew tree's shade
Slide 6
The breezy call of incense breathing morn
Slide 7
For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn
Slide 8
How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke
Slide 9
Let not ambition mock their useful toil
Slide 10
The paths of Glory lead but to the grave
Slide 11
Can storied urn, or animated bust
Slide 12
Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid
Slide 13
Some village Hampden
Slide 14
Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne
Slide 15
Some frail memorial still erected nigh
Slide 16
On some fond breast the parting soul relies
Slide 17
'Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn'
Slide 18
'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech'
Slide 19

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Slide 20
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth
Lucerna ID  3000929

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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