Who is Thomas Gray

Thomas GrayPortrait by John Giles Eccardt, 1747–1748Born(1716-12-26)26 December 1716
Cornhill, London, EnglandDied30 July 1771(1771-07-30) (aged 54)
Cambridge, EnglandOccupationPoet, historian
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Thomas Gray Poems

  • If I Should Die
    If I should die and leave you
    Be not like the others, quick undone
    Who keep long vigils by the silent
    dust and weep. ...
  • The Fatal Sisters
    Now the storm begins to lower,
    (Haste, the loom of Hell prepares!)
    Iron-sleet of arrowy shower
    Hurtles in the darkened air. ...
  • Ode On The Death Of A Favourite Cat Drowned In A Tub Of Goldfishes
    'Twas on a lofty vase's side,
    Where China's gayest art had dy'd
    The azure flow'rs that blow;
    Demurest of the tabby kind, ...
  • On The Death Of Richard West
    1 In vain to me the smiling Mornings shine,
    2 And reddening PhÅ?bus lifts his golden fire;
    3 The birds in vain their amorous descant join;
    4 Or cheerful fields resume their green attire; ...
  • Epitaph On A Child
    Here, freed from pain, secure from misery, lies
    A child, the darling of his parents' eyes:
    A gentler lamb n'er sported on the plain,
    A fairer flower will never bloom again: ...
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Death 12 Heart 11 Hear 9 Fate 9 Long 9 Pain 8 Joy 8 Golden 7 Pleasure 7 Warm 7

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  • Netslatam: el actual roster de brooklyn nets pg: harden, mills, carter, zegarowski* sg: irving, brown, thomas sf: durant, harris, edwards* pf: griffin, j. johnson, gray* a. johnson c: jordan, claxton, sharpe
  • Mvpsoto_: to recap deadline: traded for - gray: 5 ip, 1 r thompson: 1 ip, 0 r ruiz: hr, cs thomas: 2/4, 2b barley: 3/6, 3 bb, hr, 2 sb traded away - hand: 2 ip, 2 r, l lester: 6 r in first 2 ip scherzer/turner/schwarber: n/a
  • Thomastairbot: “against the pale skin on the inside of thomas’s muscular arm was a gray-and-black tracery of a compass. north, south, east, and west were delineated by blades like the points of daggers, and at the heart of the compass, unfurling dark petals, was a rose.”
  • Mvpsoto_: possible rotation/lineup: strasburg gray corbin ross fedde* robles, cf soto, rf correa, ss bell, 1b ruiz, c kieboom, 3b garcia, 2b thomas/hernandez/fa, lf pitcher *cavalli mid year call up
  • Greglogan1: ...i seriously don't think gray is strong alternative at pf as third-stringer & the same can be said for vet jordan and rookie sharpe at c. i do believe cam thomas can play as backup sg & versatility of rookie sf kessler edwards is intriguing. so that's 12 guys...
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John Milton Poem
 by John Milton

In this Monody the author bewails a learned Friend, unfortunately
drowned in his passage from Chester on the Irish Seas, 1637;
and, by occasion, foretells the ruin of our corrupted Clergy,
then in their height.

Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more,
Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere,

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