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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. "
Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ... - Page 212
by Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 pages
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London Magazine Enlarged and Improved, Volume 20

1751 - 684 pages
...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 - 1753 - 164 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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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems..

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 164 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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Select epitaphs, collected by W. Toldervy. 2 vols. [in 1].

Select epitaphs, William Toldervy - 1755 - 494 pages
...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 - 1757 - 306 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, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758 - 394 pages
...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 Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 292 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 - 1762 - 312 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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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762 - 290 pages
...lap of earth ' A youth to fortune and 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, ' 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 - 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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