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" Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. "
The Yale Literary Magazine - Page 274
1846
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The Comic Annual

Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1839
...sequester'd vale of life, They kept the apple-women's stalls away ! Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh ; With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, He never lets the children play thereby. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, Oft have we...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...sequestered vale of life. They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. 20. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still erected nigh,...sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. 21. Their name, their years, spell'd by the unletter'd The place of fame and elegy supply ; And...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...sequester'd vale oflife. They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these Ь-т.ьз from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh. With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, 75 Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. ; Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...pleasing melancholy, in regard to the tenants of this quiet spot : — Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh, GRAV. If we climb the mountain, we behold a vast variety...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 295 pages
...5JO. Yet ev'n th^se bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still erected nigh,\Vithuncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. 21. Their name, their years, spell'd by the unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...vale of life', They kept the noiseless tenour of their way'. Yet even these bones', from insult to protect', Some frail memorial still erected nigh', With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpturet decked', Implores the passing tribute of a sigh'. Their name\ their years', spelled by th*...
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Memoirs of the life of ... sir James Mackintosh [extr. from ..., Volume 2

sir James Mackintosh - 1835
...and distinguish the spot where their benefactor reposed, — ' That, e'en his bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deckt, Might claim the passing tribute of a sigh.' They began to rail in and to brick over the grave...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - Readers - 1835 - 280 pages
....'. •;.• •• .. •. • • MY .••• ii >• Yet even these bones, from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and. shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the unletter'd muse,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 pages
...sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet even these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still erected nigh,...decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their names, their years, spelled by the unlettered muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...ingenuous Shame; Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame 1 With uncouth rhymes, and shapeless sculpture, decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Yet, even these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still erected nigh, Their names,...
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