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Richard Grenville, late, Earl Temple; William Pitt, late Earl of Chatham; and George Lyttelton, late Lord Lyttelton.
The Roof is painted and ornamented in a very gay manner.
The P&BBLE Alcove is a little Grotto ornamented with Pebbles; in which likewise his Lordfhip's Arms are curioofy wrought on the back Wall. -i CONGREVÆ's MonyMENT; the Embellishments) of which are emblematical of the Poet's Comic Genius. On the top is placed a Monkey viewing himself in a Mirror, with this Inscription:
Comedia. That is,“ Comedy is the Imitation of Life, and the Mirror of Fashion.".
The Poet's Effigies lie in a careless Pofture on one fide, and on the other is placed this Epitaph:
Solanien fimul et
1736. That is," To the piercing, facetious, and refined Genius; to the polished, candid, and unaffected Manpers of WILLIAM CONGREVE, COBHAM has erected this poor
Confolation and Monument of his Lofs." The Gardens contain three hundred and forty acres.