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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.

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Large was his bounty, and 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 friend

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