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The church yard: a satirical poem

The church yard: a satirical poem

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Published by printed for T. Cooper: and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6877, no. 13.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination19,[1]p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16838072M

His book was once esteemed of great authority in the Anglican Church, and is still, I understand, studied with pleasure to the mind and profit of the soul. EXCEPTION, n. A thing which takes the liberty to differ from other things of its class, as an honest man, a truthful woman, etc. The poem's origins are unknown, but it was partly inspired by Gray's thoughts following the death of the poet Richard West in Originally titled Stanzas Wrote in a Country Church-Yard, the poem was completed when Gray was living near St Giles' parish church at Stoke Poges. It was sent to his friend Horace Walpole, who popularised the poem.

Bennet at the Half-Moon in St. Paul's Church-yard,, ), by René Le Bossu, Thomas Bennet, Peter Anthony Motteux, trans W. J., M. de Fontenelle, and André Dacier (page images at HathiTrust) A lecture on heads, (London: Printed by T. Bensley for Vernor and Hood [etc.], ), by George Alexander Stevens, Frederick Pilon, and Charles Lee. London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop, at the Prince’s Armes in St. Paul’s Church-yard, Details: Collation: textually complete 2 parts in 1 Part I – [24], 18, [2] facsimile frontispiece provided; Part II – [4], , [1] Publ: London: Richard Marriot,

The short poem is more challenging to write than a longer poem. It seeks to make every word count and mean exactly what is intended. A short poem has the added benefit of getting the message of poem through to the reader in a succinct way. There are many traditional styles of humorous short poems. Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard () Gray was the 5th and only surviving child of 12 children. Escaped an unhappy childhood (abusive father) when his uncle took him to Eton. Friends with Horace Walpole (wrote the first Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto) and Richard West.


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Elegy, meditative lyric poem lamenting the death of a public personage or of a friend or loved one; by extension, any reflective lyric on the broader theme of human mortality. In classical literature an elegy was simply any poem written in the elegiac metre (alternating lines of dactylic hexameter and pentameter) and was not restricted as to subject.

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See more ideas about Humor, Funny and Funny quotes pins. An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard, meditative poem written in iambic pentameter quatrains by Thomas Gray, published in A meditation on unused human potential, the conditions of country life, and mortality, An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard is one of the best-known elegies in.

The poems origins are unknown, but it was partly inspired by Grays thoughts following the death of the poet Richard West in Originally titled Stanza's Wrote in a Country Church-Yard, the poem was completed when Gray was living near the Stoke Poges churchyard.

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