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Thomas Gray
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The poems of Thomas Gray with critical notes, a life of the author, by John Mitford, Cochrane, 1814, p. 24
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Sonnet, On the Death of Mr. West; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (1750)
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The works of Thomas Gray (ed. by J. Mitford). (1836 edition)
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The Works of Thomas Gray, in Prose and Verse, Volume 1... (2012 edition)
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Letter to Horace Walpole (February 25, 1768).


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Born: December 26, 1716

Died: June 30, 1771 (aged 54)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, historian

Bio: Thomas Gray was an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar and professor at Cambridge University.

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