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" 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. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere... "
The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems - Page 69
edited by - 1759 - 152 pages
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The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 20

1751 - 696 pages
...refit hii head upon the lap of earth ( known » A youth to fortune and (a fame unfair fcicncL- frowa'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was bis bounty, and bit foul fincere, . Heav'n did a recompence a« largely Tend i He gave to mis'ry (all...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - 1762 - 308 pages
...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 was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend :...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765 - 418 pages
...the ftone beneath yon aged thorn. The EPITAPH. J TE RE rejis his head upon the lap of Earth, A Touth to Fortune and to Fame unknown, Fair Science frown'd...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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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765 - 414 pages
...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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The Babler: Containing a Careful Selection from Those Entertaining ..., Volume 1

Hugh Kelly - 1767 - 310 pages
...told, 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.— Now for my own part, I can by no means fee any merit in being marked out by melancholy for her own,...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 140 pages
...fERE rejli his bead upon the lap of forth A Youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown. Fair Science frown d not on his humble birth, And Melancholy marKd him for her own. Large •was his bounty, and bis fou Heav'n did a recompense as largely fend: He gave to Ms'ry all he had, a ttar, He gaindfrjm...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1770 - 134 pages
...read) the lay, ' Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn.' The EPITAPH. T TTERE refts his bead upon the lap of Earth A Youth to Fortune and to fame unknown....Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy marked him far her own. Lorgi Large was his bounty, and bis foul ftncert, Heav'n did a recommence as...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed an Account of the Life and ..., Volume 2

Robert Lloyd - 1774 - 260 pages
...EPITAPH. ERE 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, H Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 55-56

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 786 pages
...Grav' d on the ttone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of Eartli A youth to fortune and to fame unknown. Fair Science...humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Larae was his bounty, and his foul fincere, • Heaven did a recompence as largely lend i He gave to...
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Poems on Various Subjects; Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue: And ...

1780 - 226 pages
...read (for thou can'ft read) the lay,. " Grar'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." TflB EPITAP H. HERE refts his head upon the lap of Earth A Youth...Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy roark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompenfe as largaly...
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