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Concise Biography, History & Facts About Thomas Gray
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1716 -1771
Family - Son of Exchange Broker and Milliner
Education - Eton College
Career - Poet, Scholar

Famous Poems by Thomas Gray
'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' a poem
'Hymn to Adversity' a poem
'Ode on the Spring' a poem

Famous Quote by Thomas Gray
"Yet ah! why should they know their fate,
Since 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."

Famous Work by Thomas Gray
The most famous work by this celebrated Author is the poem usually referred to as Grays Elegy. An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, "On a Distant Prospect of Eton College". It was written in 174

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