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" Ye who the merits of the dead revere, Who hold misfortune sacred, genius dear, Regard this tomb, where Collins, hapless name, Solicits kindness with a double claim. Though nature gave him, and though science taught, The fire of fancy, and the reach of... "
An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Coast of Sussex: Brighton ... - Page 399
by John Docwra Parry - 1833 - 435 pages
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Part 2

English literature - 1795
...Collini' haplefs name Solicits kindnefs with a double claim. Tho' nature gave him, and tho' fcience taught The fire of fancy, and the reach of thought, — Severely doom'd to penury** extreme. He pafi'd in madd'nmg pain life's fev'rith dream ; r»ys of genius only ferv'd t»...
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The Monthly Review

1798
...transcribe it, because we believe that it has no; found its way into any periodical publication, " Ye who the merits of the dead revere. 'Who hold misfortune sacred, genius dear, Regard.this tomb where Collins' hapless name Solicits kindness with a double claim. Tho* nature gave...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...others arms, and beneath, the following elegant and impressive epitaph from the pen of Mr. Hayley: Ye who the merits of the dead revere Who hold misfortune...genius dear, Regard this tomb, where Collins' hapless namp Solicits kindness with a double claim; 1 ho' nature gave him, and tho' Science taught 1 he Fire...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...excellent epitaph, written by Mr. Hayley. Ye who the merits of the dead revere, Who hold misfortune's sacred genius dear, Regard this tomb, where Collins,...hapless name, Solicits kindness with a double claim. Tho1 Nature gave him, and tho' Science taught The fire of Fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...monument erected to his memory at Chichester in 1795 : Y* who the merits of the dead revere, \\Vho hold misfortune sacred, genius dear, 'Regard this...kindness with a double claim. Tho' nature gave him, and though science taught, The jire of fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely doom'd to penury's extreme,...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - Epitaphs - 1806 - 230 pages
...ntglected on the ground. Above are two beautiful figures of Love ami Pity entwined in each •li,ers arms. Ye who the merits of the dead revere, Who hold misfortune**...kindness with a double claim, Tho' nature gave him, arid tho' science taught The fire of fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely dooru'd to penury's...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 23

Art - 1807
...where Collins' ruplc« name Solicits kindness with л double claim. Tiio' Nature gave him, and the/ Science taught, The fire of fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely doom'd to Penury's ejctremc, He pzss'd in madrt'ning pain life's fcrcriih drcaru ; While rays of genius only scrv'd to...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton - Architecture - 1813
...arms. Underneath are these lines, the joint composition of William Uayley and John Sargent, Esquires : Ye who the merits of the dead revere, Who hold misfortune...hapless name ! Solicits kindness with a double claim. Though Though nature gave him, and though science taught The fire of fancy, and the reach of thought,...
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Topography of Great Britain: Or, British Traveller's Directory: Cornwall

George Alexander Cooke - England - 1817
...Joim Sargr.nt, esquires. " Ye « ho the merits of the dead revere, Who hold misfortune sacred, genins dear, Regard this tomb, where Collins, hapless name ! Solicits kindness with a double claim. Tlio' nature gave him, and though science taught, Til: tire of fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...neglected, and when dead forgot, E'en COLLINS slumbers in a grave unknown. EPITAPH, BY HAYLEY AND SARGENT. YE, who the merits of the dead revere, Who hold misfortune...hapless name Solicits kindness with a double claim. Though Nature gave him, and though Science taught The fire of Fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely...
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