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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

by Thomas Gray

Isolation Quotes

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Quote #4

Along the cool sequester'd vale of life
They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. (75-76)

Again, the villagers are described as "sequester'd," or protected from the outside world. Their town is insulated from the noise and bustle of modern life.

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