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An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard.

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An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard.

By Thomas Gray


Thomas Gray (1716-1771) was one of the great figures of English poetry in the 18th century. He traveled in his youth and spent most of his mature years as a scholar at Cambridge. He refused the position of poet laureate in 1757 and from 1768 held the Regius chair of Modern History at Cambridge. …

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Early Modern18th centuryLiteraturePoetryEnglish LiteratureEnglish PoetryHanoverianAugustanGeorge IIJohn MiltonOliver CromwellJohn HampdenUntrimmedSewn as Issued


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