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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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Rural sketches and poems, chiefly relating to Cleveland

John Walker Ord - Cleveland (England) - 1845 - 80 pages
...Church-yard meditation is at an end. The first is to Shakspere : — '• What needs my Shakspere for his honour'd bones, The labour of an age in piled stones, Or that his hallow'd relics should be hid Under a starry-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What...
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The ruins of Athens, a dramatic masque, adapted [from the orig. by A.F.F ...

William Bartholomew - 1846
...an age in piled stones, Or, that his hallowed relics 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 ? Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument. For whilst to th' shame...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...edition of his Poems in 1645, octavo. We give them as they stand there, because it is evident that him in the justice of his cause. Mar. In God's name, and the king's, * thine onth, As so def ? Thou, in our wonder and astonishment, Hast built thyself a live-long monument : For whilst, to the...
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The excursion, being a portion of The recluse, a poem

William Wordsworth - 1847
...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...in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a livelong monument, And BO sepulchred, in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...prose.] AN EPITAPH ON 1 Mi: ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET, W. SHAKSPEARE.* WHAT needs my Shakupeare, for 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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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847
...force, even by those who do not quite agree with the poet in holding any monument unnecessary : * " bear Son of Memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ?" Phillips's, with its profile effigy, and wreath of laurel and apple-leaves, in illustration of his...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 3

Robert Aspland - 1847
...piled stones ? Or that his hallow d reliques should be hid Under a star-y pointing pyramid ? Dear eon 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. For whilst, to the...
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Guesses at Truth: Second Series

Julius Charles Hare, Augustus William Hare - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 383 pages
...Shakspeare 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 1 Dear...in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument ; And so sepulcred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish...
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The Sibyl: Or, New Oracles from the Poets

Caroline Howard Gilman - Quotations - 1848 - 313 pages
...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 ? Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument. And so sepulchred, in...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...prose.] AN EPITAPH ON THE ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET WILLIAM 3HAKSPEARE. 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 starry-pointing pyramid? Dear son of Memory, great heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness...
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