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'For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn or busy housewife ply her evening...


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'For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share'.

In these lines from Gray's 'Elegy Written in a country churchyard' the poet is referred to

Options

A) a ployman and the herd

B) the rich people of the village

C) the congregation of the church

D) the politicians

E) all those buried in the graveyard

The correct answer is E.


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