1751 in poetry

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Let not Ambition mock their useful toil,

Their homely joys, and destiny obscure;
Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile
The short and simple annals of the poor.

Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard, published this year

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Portrait of Thomas Gray by Benjamin Wilson, date unknown, with image of the church at Stoke Poges where Gray composed An Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard and where Gray is buried

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Thomas, Calvin, A History of German Literature, New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1909, retrieved December 14, 2009