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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... "
Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ... - Page 41
by Leigh Hunt - 1851 - 255 pages
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A collection of poems: viz The temple of death: by the marquis of Normanby ...

Collection - 1702
...the Beau. Yet worfe, their Brother Poets Damn the Play, And Roar the loudeft, tho they never Pay i The Fops are proud of Scandal, for they cry, At every lewd low Character — -That's!. He who writes Letters to himfelf, wou'd Sweat The World forgot him, if he was not there. What fhou'da...
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A Collection of Poems: Viz. The Temple of Death

John Sheffield Duke of Buckingham - English poetry - 1702 - 453 pages
...the Beau. Yet worfe, their Brother Poets Damn the Play, And Roar the loudeft, tho they never Pay : The Fops are proud of Scandal, for they cry, At every lewd low Character That's I. He who writes Letters to himfelf, wou'd Swear The World forgot him, if he was not there. What fhouM...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1761 - 401 pages
...Confcience ?---A good Living. 1275 What makes rebelling agatrdl Kings A good old Caufe ? Adminiftrings. What makes all Doctrines plain and clear ? About two Hundred Pounds a Year. And that which was prov'd true before, 1280 Prove falfe again ?---Two Hundred more,. Wha< makes the Breaking of all Oath*...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Civil Wars. By Samuel ...

Samuel Butler - 1773 - 382 pages
...confcienee IA goodliving. What makes rebelling againft kings 1475 A good old caufe ? Adminift'rings. What makes all doctrines plain and clear? — About two hundred pounds a year. And that which was prov'd true before. Prove falfe again ?— Two hundred more, What makes the breaking of all oaths A...
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Poems selected and printed by a small party of English, who made this ...

Poetry - 1792 - 91 pages
...was his bounty , and his foul fmcere , Ileav'n did a recompence as largely fend: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear; He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, There they alike...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely send : He gave to Mis'ry 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 his frailties from their dread abode, C5] Before the...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...was his bounty, and his soul sincere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely send: " He gave to mis'ry 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 his frailties from their dread abode, (There they...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely send: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. [451 Before the Epitaph, Mr. Gray originally inserted a very beautiful stanza, which was printed in...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...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 ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. " No farther seek his merits to displose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they...
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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;...gain'd from Heav'n, 'twas all he wish'd, a Friend . No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread ahode, (There they...
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