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" With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered muse, The place of fame and elegy supply; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist... "
The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ... - Page 31
by Robert Blair - 1804
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The Christian Observer, Volume 31

Religion - 1832
...interment. Gray, in his beautiful and mischievous elegy, thus tells, indeed, of the unlettered muse : And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. But tliis is not true. Holy texts are % rarely discoverable in cemeteries ; and, even when found, they...
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of...unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; . . '. . '.i And many• ab•oly text arpund she strews, . j That teach the rustic moralist to die....
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigb, With uncough rhimes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unfetter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...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 th* unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply, And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd. Implores the passing trihute of a sigh, Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place ol Fame and Elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That irai.h the rustic moralist to...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passive tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around he strews, ;<, -. That teach the rustic moralist to die. ., ..,,. For who, to dumbforgetfulness,a prey,...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...on Gray. (These stanzas are inserted as a variation, in p, 186.) With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter' d Muse,. The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. O Their name, their yean, spelt by Ih' uuletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she itrewi, That teach the rutitic moraliit to die. For who, to dumb forget fulness a prey, This pleasing...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 pages
...protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, \\ ith uncouth rhymesandslxipt'lesssculpiuredeck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletler'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : Ami many a holy text around she strews, That...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...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 l.li' unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews,...
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