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" What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones, The labour of an age in piled stones, Or that his hallowed relics should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid? Dear son of memory, great heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?... "
The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E. Malone] with ... - Page cix
by William Shakespeare - 1832
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 5

William Wordsworth - 1827
...piled stones, Or that his hallowed reliques should be hid Under a star-y-pointing pyramid ? Dear Sou of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long Monument, And so sepulchred, in...
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Memorials of Shakespeare; or, Sketches of his character and genius, by ...

Nathan Drake - 1828
...spread throughout the land. Milton preserves it in the following lines : What needs my Shakspearefor his honour'd bones, The labour of an age in piled stones...reliques should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thon, in...
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Memorials of Shakspeare: Or, Sketches of His Character and Genius

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1828 - 494 pages
...spread throughout the land. Milton preserves it in the following lines : What needs my Shakspearefor his honour'd bones, The labour of an age in piled stones...reliques should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid? . Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou, in...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - Children's poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...Shakspeare is among the most interesting tributes to his memory : " What needs my Shakspeare for his honour'd bones The labour of an age in piled stones,...Or that his hallow'd reliques should be hid Under a satr-ypointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need's! thou such weak witness...
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Memorials of Shakspeare: Or, Sketches of His Character and Genius

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1828 - 494 pages
...age in piled stones ? Or that his hallow'd reliques should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou, in our wonder and astonishment, Hast built thyself a live-long monument, &c. &c. We see by...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...they affect to have. — Char -on. CCCLXXV. ''"' What needs my Shakspeare for his honoure' . \mne» The labour of an age in piled stones, Or that his...reliques should be hid Under a star-y-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?' Thou in...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1829
...ago in piled stones, Or that his hallow'd reliques should be hid, Under a starry-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name i Thou in our wonder and astonishment, Hast built thyself a live-long monument ; — and, at a later...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...long. 10 AN EPITAPH ON THE ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET VV. SHAKESPEARE.* WHAT needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd bones, The labour of an age in piled stones...reliques should be hid Under a star-y-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, 5 What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou...
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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 1

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1836
...each other. Thus, Milton saw the glory of the Bard of Avon : What needs my Shakspeare, for his honor'd bones. The labour of an age in piled stones ? Or that his hallow'd reliques should be hid Under a starry-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness...
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The Excursion: A Poem

William Wordsworth - 1836 - 374 pages
...age in piled stones, Or that his hallowed reliques should be hid Under a star y-pointing pyramid ? Dear Son of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a livelong monument, And so sepulchred, in...
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