Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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"Sir, I do not think Gray a first-rate poet. He has not a bold imagination, nor much command of words. The obscurity in which he has involved himself will not persuade us that he is sublime. His ""Elegy in a Church yard"" has a happy selection, but I don"t like what are called his great things".

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Johnson, Samuel
Born in 1709

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Notes
Originally published 1791. Remarks addressed to Boswell at an early meeting.

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Related place
England
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Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Life of Johnson

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Originally published 1791. Remarks addressed to Boswell at an early meeting.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77726
Accessed on 2019/09/20 10:12:51

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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