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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Top 10 most used topics by Thomas Gray

Death 12 Heart 11 Hear 9 Fate 9 Long 9 Pain 8 Joy 8 Golden 7 Pleasure 7 Warm 7


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  • Tribelaw: “at various points in the comfortable setting of a conservative conference, thomas let slip the mask of being an impartial justice and instead seemed to identify himself as a dedicated partisan — and an aggrieved one at that.”
  • 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.”
  • Sucremami: the worst and longest poem elegy written in a country churchyard thomas gray i suffered
  • Ini_graham: for every thomas shelby, there's always a polly gray.
  • Policesouthaven: on may 16, 2022, 61 year old charles thomas bailey of amory, mississippi, walked away from a healthcare facility in southaven. mr. bailey is 5’7”, weighs 145 lbs. and has short gray facial hair. there is no clothing description available at this time,
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Vain Hope
 by Ernest Dowson

Sometimes, to solace my sad heart, I say,
Though late it be, though lily-time be past,
Though all the summer skies be overcast,
Haply I will go down to her, some day,
And cast my rests of life before her feet,
That she may have her will of me, being so sweet
And none gainsay!

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