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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 frowned not on his humble birth, And melancholy marked him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, . Heaven did a recompense as... "
Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ... - Page 241
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
...and to Law well known ; Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Litigation mark'd him as her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,...Heaven did a recompense as largely send : He gave to Mis'ry (all he had,) a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n, ('twas all he wished), a friend. No further seek...
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Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 6

James Beattie - 1809
...death, 'twas all he wish'd, a friend. Yet one reads them with a smile, when one recollects the original: Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere; Heaven...largely send: He gave to misery all he had, a tear; He gain'd from heaven, 'twas all he wished, a friend". But in most cases the ridicule of parodies will...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, Aud Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul...recompense as largely send : He gave to Misery all lie had, a tear ; [friend1. He gain'd from Heaven ('twas all he wigh'd) a No further seek his merits...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...fortune a. id to fame unknown, Fair Science fro\Mi'd imt on his humble birth, And .Melancholy inark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul...Heaven did a recompense as largely send : He gave to >!;scry all he had, a tear ; [friend. Ik: gain'd from H-.aven ('twas all he wish'd) a No further sevk...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...unknown, Fair Science ftro^n'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy inark'd him for her own. Largo was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a...recompense as largely send : He gave to Misery all he hart, a trar ; [friend. He gain'd from Heaven ('twas all he wish'd) a No further seek his merits to...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...fortune and to fame unknown : Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birtli, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul...Heaven did a recompense as largely send. He gave to mis'ry all he had a tear ; He gain'd fromheaven ('twas all he wish'd)-a friend . No farther seek...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - 1817 - 260 pages
...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...send: He gave to Misery all he had a tear ; He gain'd from Heaven, 'twas all he wish'd, a Friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...fortune; a'i to faiue 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...Heaven did a recompense as largely send . He gave to'mis'ry all he had a tear ; He gain'd from heaven ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...found a similar description. The old divine almost equals the moderu poet. Lanre was his bounty ami his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompense as largely send, He gave to Misery all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heaven ('twas all he wish'd) a FRIENI) ! No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...gave to Misery all he had, a tear ; He gain'd from Heaven ('t was all he wish'd) a friend. No further seek his merits to disclose, . Or draw his frailties...repose,) The bosom of his Father and his God. THE PROGRESS OF POESY. A PINDARIC ODE. At TO way i?fLl}l[*tv %a]f£si. Pindar. Olym. II. AWAKE, -cEolian...
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