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" One morn I miss'd him on the custom'd hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree; Another came; nor yet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he; 'The next with dirges due in sad array Slow through the church-way path we saw him... "
A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter - Page 188
edited by - 1861
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1753
...little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : " He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear :...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - Poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heay'n did a recompcnce as largely fend : " He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear :...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. Here refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. .Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry "all he had, a tear ; He gain'd...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 56

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of Earth A youth to fortune and to fame unknown. Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heaven did a recompence as largely fends He gave to Mifery all he had, a tear; He gain'd...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1781
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn. ' THE EPITAPH. H ERE refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown ; Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." TNI EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of Earth A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown. Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...great, were not fuperior to his critical fkill. EPITAPH. Here refts his head upon the lap of earth,* A youth, to fortune, and to fame, unknown. Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere ; Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : — • How glad would lay me down, As in...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH, TT ERE refts his head upon the lap of Earth A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heaven did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to Mifery all he had, a tear ; ' lie...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...Grav'd on the ftoue beneath yon aged thorn.'1 THE EPITAPH. Here refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown; Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely lend: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear ; [a friend....
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...the flone beneath yon aged thorn,' THE TT ERE refls his head upon the lap of earth, •*••*• A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; Fair Science...mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : lie gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear ; He...
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