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" From meaner minds, though smaller fines content The plunder'd palace, or sequester'd rent ; Mark'd out by dangerous parts he meets the shock; And fatal Learning leads him to the block: Around his tomb let Art and Genius weep; But hear his death, ye blockheads,... "
Scenes and Impressions in Egypt and in Italy - Page 200
by Moyle Sherer - 1825 - 435 pages
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774 - 375 pages
...hear his Death, ye Blockheads, hear and Oeep. The (i) feftal Blazes, the triumphal Show, The ravifh'd Standard, and the captive Foe, The Senate's Thanks, the Gazette's pompous Tale, With Force refiftlefs o'er the Brave prevail. Such Bribes the rapid Greek o'er Afia whirl'd, For fuch the fteady...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. V..

English poetry - 1789 - 200 pages
...block: Around his tomb let Art and Genius weep; But hear his death, ye blockheads, hear and sleep. The festal blazes, the triumphal show, The ravish'd...whirl'd, For such the steady Romans shook the world; For such in distant lands the Britons shine, And stain with blood the Danube or the Rhine ;This pow'r...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...block : Around his tomb let art and genius weep, But hear his death, ye blockheads, hear and sleep. The festal blazes, the triumphal show, The ravish'd...whirl'd, For such the steady Romans shook the world ; For such in distant lands the Britons shine, And stain with blood the Danube or the Rhine ; This...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...hear his death, ye blockheads, hear and sleep. t The festal blazes, the triumphal show, The ravish 'd standard, and the captive foe, The senate's thanks,...rapid Greek o'er Asia whirl'd, For such the steady Ronians shook the world ; For such in distant htnds the Britons shine, And stain with blood the Danube...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...block: Around his tomb let Art and Genius weep, But hear his death, ye blockheads, hear and sleep. f The festal blazes, the triumphal show, The ravish'd standard, and the captive foe, See Cent. Mag. Vol. LXVUI. p. 951, tYer. 13 j— 14*. The senate's thanks, the Gazette's pompous...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...block ; Around his tomb let Art and Genius weep> But hear his death, ye blockheads, hear and sleep.. * The festal blazes, the triumphal show, The ravish'd...whirl'd, For such the steady Romans shook the world ; For such in distant lands the Britons shine, And stain with blood the Danube or the Rhine ; This...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...block Around his tomb let Art and Genius weep, But hear liis death, ye blockheads, hear arm sleep. gazette ' pompous tale, With force resistless o'er the brave prevail. Such bribes the rapid Greek...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...tomb let Art and Genins weep, But hear his death, ye blockheads! hear and sleep. The festal blaaes, the triumphal show, The ravish'd standard, and the captive foe, The senate's thanks, the gaaette's pompous tale, With force resistless o'er the brave prevail. Such bribes the rapid Greek o'er...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...Around his tomb let Art and Genius weep, But hear his death, ye blockheads, hearand sleep. '"The fi-jtal blazes, the triumphal show, The ravish'd standard,...brave prevail. Such bribes the rapid Greek o'er Asia vhirl'd, For such the steady Roman shook the world ; For such in distant lauds the Britons shine, And...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...'>0 The ff-stal blazes, the triumphal show, The ravish'd standard, and the captive foe, Tin' wnatc's thanks, the Gazette's pompous tale, With force resistless o'er the brave prevail. Such bribes the r.ipid Greek o'er Asia whirl'd, For such the sleady Roman shook the world ; For siidi in distant lands...
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