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" Here rests his head upon the lap of earth A youth, to fortune and to fame unknown: Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere... "
Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ... - Page 143
by John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 20

English essays - 1751
...lap of earth [known t A youth to fortune and to fameunFalr faience frowa'd not on his humble bind. And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul lm cere, Heav'n did a reeompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear : He gain'd...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems

English poetry - 1759 - 152 pages
...Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, " And melancholy...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...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1753
...loves to build and warble there, ' And 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 frown'd not on his humble birth, " And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty,...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - Poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...loves to build and warble there, ' And 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 frown'd not on his humble birth, " And melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty,...
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Select and remarkable epitaphs on illustrious and other persons, in several ...

John Hackett (of Balliol coll, Oxford) - 1757
...The Stroke of Death on him had later fell, Whom all Mankind efleem'd and lov'd fo well. S. DUCK. Here refts his Head upon the Lap of Earth, A Youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; Fair Science frown'd not on his humble Birth, And Melancholy markt him for her own. - • - , Large was...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1758
...read (for thou can'ft read) the lay, ' Giav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn. H The EPITAP M. ERE refts his head upon the lap of Earth, A Youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown. Fair Science frown' d not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her o-wn. Large was his bounty,...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...loves to build and warble there, ' And little foofteps lightly print the ground. The EPITAPH. ' Here refts his head upon the lap of earth ' A youth to...fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humbte birth, ' And melancholy mark'd him for her own. • Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere,...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...namque potes, caelatum in marmore carmen, Quod juxta has vepres exhibet ifte lapis. THE EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcfence frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. • i • Large...
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A collection of poems: in six volumes

Robert Dodsley - Poetry - 1765
...rejis bis head upon the lap of Earth, A Toutb to Fortune and to Fame unknown, Fair Science frown' d not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty , and bis foul fmcert, Heaifn did a recommence as largely fend : He gave to Mis'ry all he bad, a tear, He...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...J TE RE rejis his head upon the lap of Earth, A Touth to Fortune and to Fame unknown, Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his hounty ', and his foul f mere, Heav'n did a recomfence as largely Jendt- * ' ' He gave to Mis'ry all...
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