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" Here, early to bed, lies kind WILLIAM MAGINN, Who, with genius, wit, learning, life's trophies to win, Had neither great lord nor rich cit of his kin, Nor discretion to set himself up as to tin ; So, his portion soon spent — like the poor heir of Lynn... "
The West of Scotland in History: Being Brief Notes Concerning Events, Family ... - Page 115
by Joseph Irving - 1885 - 359 pages
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...friend, John Q. Lockhart : WALTON-ON-TIIAMES, AUGUST 1842. Here, early to bed, lies kind WILLIAM MAQOTN, Who, with genius, wit, learning, life's trophies to win, Had neither great lord nor ricE cit of his kin, Nor discretion to set himself up as to tin ; So, his portion soon spent — like...
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Miscellaneous Writings of the Late Dr. Maginn: The Fraserian papers, with a ...

William Maginn - 1857
...whatever the Doctor's errors, breach of the marital vow was not among them :— " WALTON-ON-THAMBS, Aug. 1842. " Here, early to bed, lies kind William...portion soon spent (like the poor heir of Lynn), He turned author, ere yet there was beard on his chin — And, whoever was out, or whoever was in, For...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1860
...the lamented JG Lockhart, which has never, I believe, been published. " Walton-on-Tliamcs, August, 1842. ' Here, early to bed, lies kind William Maginn,...portion soon spent, like the poor heir of Lynn, He turned author, 'ere yet there was beard on his chin ; And whoever waa out, or whoever was in, For your...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1860
...the lamented JG Lockhart, •which has never, I believe, been published. " Waltnn-on-Thama, August, 1842. " Here, early to bed, lies kind William Maginn,...his portion soon spent, like the poor heir of Lynn, Ho turned author, 'ere yet there was beard on his chin ; And whoever was out, or whoever was iu. For...
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Temple Bar: A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers, Volume 14

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1865
...friend, from whose pen flowed the following epitaph, intended for Maginn's grave at Walton-on-Thames : "Here, early to bed, lies kind William Maginn; Who,...portion soon spent, — like the poor heir of Lynn, He turned author, ere yet there was beard on his chin; And, whoever was out, or whoever was in, For your...
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A century of anecdote from 1760 to 1860, Volume 1

John Timbs - Anecdotes - 1864
...friend, John G. Lockhart, conveys a tolerably correct idea of his habits : — WALTON-ON-THAMES, AUGUST, 1842. Here, early to bed, lies kind WILLIAM MAGINN,...portion soon spent, like the poor heir of Lynn — He turned author ere yet there was beard on his chin, And, whoever was out, or whoever was in, For your...
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My Life and Recollections, Volume 3

Grantley Fitzhardinge Berkeley - 1866
...burlesque epitaph on Miss Landon's murderer, written by the then editor of the "Quarterly Review : " — " Here, early to bed, lies kind William Maginn, Who...his kin, Nor discretion to set himself up as to tin. No, his portion soon spent — like the poor heir of Lynn, He turned author, ere yet there was beard...
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Metrical epitaphs, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Metrical epitaphs - 1868
...be forgiven, for fame : He asked, and hoped through Christ. Do thou the same. S, TC ON DR. MAGINN.'" HERE, early to bed, lies kind William Maginn, Who,...his kin, Nor discretion to set himself up as to tin ; 127 Dr. Magin, a contributor to " Blackwood's Magazine" almost from its commencement, whilst " Frazer's...
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Characteristics of Eminent Men

Celebrities - 1872 - 90 pages
...John G. Lockhart, conveys a tolerably correct idea of his habits : — " WALTON-ON-THAMES, August, 1842. " Here, early to bed, lies kind William Maginn,...portion soon spent — like the poor heir of Lynn — He turned author ere yet there was beard on his chin ; And, whoever was out, or whoever was in, For your...
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A Century of Anecdote from 1760 to 1860

John Timbs - Anecdotes - 1873 - 597 pages
...of his habits : — WALTON-OIT-THAMES, AUGUST, 1842. Here, early to bed, lies kind WILLIAM MAOISN, Who, with genius, wit, learning, life's trophies to...So, his portion soon spent, like the poor heir of LynnHe turned author ere yet there was beard on his chin, And, whoever was oiit, or whoever was in,...
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