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Comprehensive information about Thomas Gray including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Thomas Gray was an English poet, classical scholar and professor at Cambridge University. The fifth and sole surviving child of Philip and Dorothy Gray, was born in London on the 26th of December 1716. This educational Thomas Gray resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, he had not the method of making a fortune. Quote Right
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Quote Left Man's feeble race what ills await! Labour, and Penury, the racks of Pain,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Modred, whose magic song Made huge Plinlimmon bow his cloud-topped head. Quote Right
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Quote Left 'Weave the warp and weave the woof, The winding-sheet of Edward's race. Quote Right
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Quote Left Yet ah why should they know their fateSince sorrow never comes too late,And happiness too swiftly flies.Thought would destroy their paradise.No more where ignorance is bliss,'Tis folly to be wise. Quote Right
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