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" THE EPITAPH Here rests his head upon the lap of earth A youth to fortune and to fame unknown: Fair science frowned not on his humble birth, And melancholy marked him for her own. "
The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ... - Page 62
edited by - 1854 - 166 pages
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
...and to Law well known ; Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Litigation mark'd him as her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,...Heaven did a recompense as largely send : He gave to Mis'ry (all he had,) a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n, ('twas all he wished), a friend. No further seek...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...her oven. Large Large was bis bounty, and his fouljincere, Heav'n did a recommence as largely fend, : He gave to Misery all he had, a tear, He gained from Heart n ('twas all he -wijl'd) a friend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1770 - 120 pages
...re/Is his head upon the lap of Earth A Toutb to Fortune and to fame unknown. Fair Science frown 'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy marked him for her own. Large -usas his bounty, and his foul Jinceri, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend: He gave to Mtiry all...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...Earth,. A Youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown, Fair Science frown' d not on his humble birth, jind Melancholy marked him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fine ere, Heuoi'n did a recompence as largely fend :. He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original Treatises on ...

John Wesley - Methodism
...refls his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown ; Fair fcience fro\yndd not on his humble birth, And melancholy marked him for her own, Lar^e was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heaven did a recompenfe as largely fend: He gave to inifery...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...to Fortune and to Fame unknown : Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely send : He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...fortune and to fame unknown; " Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth, " And melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely send: " He gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear, " He gain'd from...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...to Fortune and to Fame unknown: Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely send: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...rests his head, upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown ; Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy marked him...own. •' Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompense as largely send : He gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820
...to fortune and to fame unknown ; Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere ; Heav'n did a recompence as largely send ; He gave to mis'ry all he had — a tear ; He gain'd from...
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