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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. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompense as... "
Sabrinae corolla in hortulis Regiae scholae salopiensis contexuerunt tres ... - Page 197
edited by - 1890 - 473 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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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 Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...Approach and read (for thou canst read) the lay, " Grav'd on the stone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. " HERE rests his head upon the lap of earth,...youth 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...
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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 - 288 pages
...patron in the heavens, to enliven their prosperity, or to warm their hearts with gratitude and trust ! EPITAPH. HERE rests his head upon the lap of earth,...youth 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...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...Melancholy maik'd him for her own. Large was his hounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompencc as largely send: He gave to Misery all he had, a tear; He gain'd from Heav'n, 'twas all he wish'd, a Friend . No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1805 - 254 pages
...heard , Such tendernefs fall from her tongue. EPITAPH. Here refts 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 mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere ; Heav'n did a recompenfe as largely...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Approach and read (for thou canst read) the lay, ' Grav'd on the stone beneath yon aged thorn.' Ihe EPITAPH. HERE rests his head upon the lap of Earth...Youth 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...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...Approach, and read, for thou canst read, the lay » Grav'd on the stone, beneath yon aged thorn. » THE EPITAPH. HERE rests his head upon the lap of earth...youth, to fortune and to fame unknown. Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. K Large was his bounty, and...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...Approach and read (for thou canst read) the lay, " Grav'd on the stone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. " HERE rests his head upon the lap of earth,...youth 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...
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