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" The next, with dirges due in sad array, Slow through the churchway path we saw him borne ; Approach and read (for thou canst read) the lay Grav'd on the stone beneath yon aged thorn. "
Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ... - Page 175
by Thomas Branagan - 1812 - 360 pages
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science...humble birth, " And melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heay'n did a recompcnce as largely fend : " He gave...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science...humble birth, " And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : " He gave...
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Select epitaphs, collected by W. Toldervy. 2 vols. [in 1].

Select epitaphs, William Toldervy - 1755
...a Country Churchyard. ' ^ * I , By Mr. Gray. . Here refls his Head, upon the Lap of Earth, A YoutK to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; .Fair Science frown.'d not on his humble Birth,. And, Melancholly, mark'd him for her own. Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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Select and Remarkable Epitaphs on Illustrious and Other Persons ..., Volume 1

John Hackett - Epitaphs - 1757 - 288 pages
...Whom all Mankind efleem'd and lov'd fo well. S. DUCK. Here refts 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 markt him for her own. - • - , Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...refts 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 mark'd him for her o-wn. Large was his bounty, and his foul Jincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend ; fie gave to Mis'iy...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 252 pages
...Here refts his head upon the lap of earth ' A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, ' And melancholy mark'd him for her own. < Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, ' Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : ' He gave...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...the ftone beneath yon aged thorn. The EPITAPH. J TE RE rejis his head upon the lap of Earth, A Touth to Fortune and to Fame unknown, Fair Science frown'd...humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his hounty ', and his foul f mere, Heav'n did a recomfence as largely Jendt- * ' ' He gave...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765
...rejis bis 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 mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty , and bis foul fmcert, Heaifn did a recommence as largely fend : He gave to Mis'ry...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. Here refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; Fair Science...humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. .Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry...
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