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" 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... "
Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ... - Page 60
by James Roach - 1792
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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 gain'd...
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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...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 : " 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...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 : " He...
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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...fincere, ' 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 he wim'd) a friend....
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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...foul fincere, 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 he wifh'd) a friend. •...
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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. •...fincere, ' Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : " He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear : ' He gainM from heav'n ('twas all he wiih'd) a friend....
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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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