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" I shall continue good part of the summer); and having put an end to a thing, whose beginning you have seen long ago, I immediately send it you.* You will, I hope, look upon it in the light of a thing with an end to it ; a merit that most of my writings... "
Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One - Page 197
by Thomas Gray - 1820 - 244 pages
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - Poets, English - 1902 - 216 pages
...however, as he began it, at Stoke Pogis, giving the last touches to it on the 1 2th of June, 1750. "Having put an end to a thing whose beginning you have seen long ago," he writes on that day to Horace Walpole, " I immediately send it to you. You will, I hope, look upon...
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Literary by-paths in old England

Henry Charles Shelley - England - 1906 - 400 pages
...poem at Stoke in June of the following year, and in sending a 116 copy to Horace Walpole he wrote, " Having put an end to a thing whose beginning you have seen so long, I immediately send it to you. You will, I hope, look upon it in the light of a thing with...
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LITERARY BY-PATHS IN OLD ENGLAND

HENRY C.SHELLEY - 1909
...poem at Stoke in June of the following year, and in sending a 116 copy to Horace Walpole he wrote, " Having put an end to a thing whose beginning you have seen so long, I immediately send it to you. You will, I hope, look upon it in the light of a thing with...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 17

Literature - 1909
...on June the twelfth in the next year, he transmitted it with the following note to Horace Walpole : I have been here at Stoke a few days (where I shall...beginning you have seen long ago, I immediately send it to you. You will, I hope, look upon it in the light of a thing with an end to it; a merit that most...
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Goldsmith's The Traveller and The Deserted Village: And Gray's Elegy in a ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray - 1909 - 88 pages
...until 1750. Gray sent the poem, when completed, to his friend Horace Walpole, with a letter saying : " Having put an end to a thing, whose beginning you have seen long ago, I immediately send it to you. You will, I hope, look upon it in the light of a thing with an end to it ; a merit that most...
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STORIES OF AUTHORS

EDWIN WATTS CHUBB - 1910
...regret." On the 12th of June, 1750, Gray wrote to his friend, Horace Walpole,—"Having put an end toa thing whose beginning you have seen long ago, I immediately send it to you. You will, I hope, look upon it in the light of a thing with an end to it: a merit that most...
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Gray

Edmund Gosse - Poets, English - 1918 - 224 pages
...it, however, as he began it, at Stoke Pogis, giving the last touches to it on the 12th of June, 1750. "Having put an end to a thing whose beginning you have seen long ago," he writes on that day to Horace Walpole, " I immediately send it to you. You will, I hope, look upon...
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Post-structuralist Readings of English Poetry

Richard Machin, Christopher Norris - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 406 pages
..."never been doubted" that where Gray refers, in a letter to Walpole written from Stoke Poges in 1750, to "having put an end to a thing, whose beginning you have seen long ago", he refers to the "Elegy" which he encloses. The letter is worth quoting in full: Dear Sir, As I live...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 pages
...specifically confirmed Walpole's account that he had seen the opening lines of the poem several years earlier: 'Having put an end to a thing, whose beginning you have seen long ago, I immediately send it you.' Gray's 'long ago', remember, must necessarily have been no earlier than the very end of 1745, when...
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The ABC of Lit Crit

Frank H. Ellis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 234 pages
...borne out by the covering letter of 12 June 1750 in which Gray sent the completed Elegy to Walpole: "I have been here at Stoke a few days (where I shall continue good part of the summer); having put an end to a thing whose beginning you have seen long ago, I immediately send it you. You...
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