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" Take, holy earth ! all that my soul holds dear: Take that best gift which Heaven so lately gave : To Bristol's fount I bore with trembling care Her faded form : she bow'd to taste the wave, And died. "
Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets - Page 305
by George Gilfillan - 1860
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Poems

William Mason - 1774 - 3 pages
...Heav'n fo lately gave: To Briftbl's fount I bore with trembling care Her faded form: fhe bow'd to-tafte the wave And died. Does Youth, does Beauty, read the line ? Does fympathetic fear their breafts alarm ? Speak, dead MARIA ! breathe a ftrain divine : Ev'n from the...
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The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive ..., Volume 6

John Almon - 1784
...fo lately gave : To Brirtoi's fount I bore, with trembling care, Her faded form : fhe bcm'd to tafte the wave, And died. Does youth, does beauty, read the line ? Does fympathetic fear their breafts alarm ? Speak, dead Maria ! breathe a ftrain divine : Ev'n from the...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

1787 - 198 pages
...fo lately gave : To Briftol's fount I bore, with trembling care, Her faded form : fhe bow'd to tafte the wave, And died. — Does youth, does beauty, read the line? Does fympathetick fear their breafts alarm } Speak, dead Maria ! breathe a ftrain divine ; Ev'n from the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Mason - 1796
...Heav'n fo lately gave : To Briftol's fount I bore with trembling care Her faded form : me bow'd to tafte the wave, And died. Does Youth, does Beauty, read the line ? Does fympathetic fear their breafts alarm ? Speak, dead MARIA ! breathe a ftrain divine: Ev'n from the grave...
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Poems

William Mason - 1803 - 235 pages
...or suffer' d or enjoy'd. Written in 1760. EPITAPHS. EPITAPH I. ON MRS. MASON. IN ERISTOL CATHEDRAL. TAKE, holy Earth! all that my soul holds dear: Take that best gift which Heav'n so lately gave: To Bristol's fount I bore with trembling care Her faded form : she bow'd to...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1807
...of beauty, to snatch thee, descend, And bear thee to bloom in the garden of heaven. PAHIDEL EPITAPH. TAKE, holy earth, all that my soul holds dear, Take that best gift, which heaven so lately gavoTo Bristol's fount I bore with trembling care Her faded form She bow'd to taste the wave. And died....
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806
...Sherman, of Kingston upon Hull, Esq. and Wife of the Rev. IVm. Mason, died March 27, 1767, aged 28. Take, holy earth ! all that my soul holds dear ; Take that best gift which heav'n so lately gave ; To Bristol's fount I bore with trembling care Her faded form : she bow'd to...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 4

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1807
...bloom in the garden of heaven. FARIDEL. EPITAPH. ..... ! TAKE, holy earth, all that my soul hold» dear, Take that best gift, which heaven so lately...''. To Bristol's fount I 'bore with trembling care • •/ V • .• Her faded form She bow'd to taste the wave, , ä. And died. Does youth, does beauty...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...godlike youth:' Thus the Almighty spake: he spake and call'dmo Truth." And died ! Does youth, does Beanty read the line ? Does sympathetic Fear their breasts...alarm? Speak, dead Maria, — breathe a strain divine : E'en from the grave thou shalt have power to charm ! Bid them be chaste, be innocent like thee ;...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 72

1810
...Sherman, of Kingston-upon-Hull, Esq. and wife of the Rev. William Mason, died March 27, 1767, aged 28. Take, holy earth, all that my soul holds dear ! Take...Bristol's fount I bore with trembling care Her faded furm ; she bow'd to taste the wave — And dird. Does youth, does beauty read the line? Does sympathetic...
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