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" The Epitaph 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. "
English Reader - Page 173
by Lindley Murray - 1827
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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...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - English 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, " 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 - English 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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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
...humble birth, And Litigation mark'd him as her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompense as largely send : He gave to Mis'ry...had,) a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n, ('twas all he wished), a friend. No further seek his merits to disclose, Nor draw his frailties from their dread...
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Select epitaphs, collected by W. Toldervy. 2 vols. [in 1].

Select epitaphs, William Toldervy - 1755
...a Country Churchyard. ' ^ * I , By Mr. Gray. . Here refls his Head, upon the Lap of Earth, A YoutK to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; .Fair Science frown.'d not on his humble Birth,. And, Melancholly, mark'd him for her own. Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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Select and Remarkable Epitaphs on Illustrious and Other Persons ..., Volume 1

John Hackett - Epitaphs - 1757 - 288 pages
...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 his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...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, and his foul Jincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend ; fie gave to Mis'iy ail he had, a tear, He gain'...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1759 - 152 pages
...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 from heav'n ('twas all hewifh'd)afriend. " No farther (eek his merits to difclofe, " Or draw his frailties from their dread...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 252 pages
...Here refts his head upon the lap of earth ' A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, ' And melancholy...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 :...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy 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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