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Thomas Gray (26 December 1716 – 30 July 1771) was an English poet, letter- writer, classical scholar, and professor at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is widely known for his Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, published .... Gray also wrote light verse, including Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub ...

www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/thomas-gray

Thomas Gray is generally considered the second most important poet of the ... private, and that the private language—that of his best-known and most-loved poem, ... The ode takes the implicit form of elegy, displacing spring from the context of ...

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Browse through Thomas Gray's poems and quotes. 14 poems of Thomas Gray. ... Gray sent his Ode on the Spring to an Etonian friend, Richard West, who died ...

www.luminarium.org/eightlit/gray/graybib.php

Nov 14, 2006 ... Selected Works of Thomas Gray Poetical Works An Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College (1747) Complete - Google Books An Elegy wrote ...

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Thomas Gray was born on December 26 1716 in London., in what was then his mother's and aunts' small milliner's shop. He was one of twelve children born to ...

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Aug 17, 2017 ... He left in the album of the brotherhood his Alcaic Ode, O Tu, severi religio .... To this day, it is one of the most frequently quoted and best-known ...

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Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College. 1 Ye distant spires, ye antique towers, . 2 That crown the watery glade,. 3 Where grateful Science still adores.

www.britannica.com/biography/Thomas-Gray-English-poet

Aug 18, 2017 ... Thomas Gray: English poet whose “An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard” is one of the best known of English lyric poems. ... The Eton ode was published in 1747 and again in 1748 along with “Ode on the Spring.

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Thomas Gray was an 18th-century scholar and poet most famous for his poem ... In 1747, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College was published, and the ...