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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... "
The Beauties of English Poesy - Page 57
edited by - 1767
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 20

English essays - 1751
...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

English poetry - 1759 - 152 pages
...The red-breaft loves to build and warble there, • And little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of...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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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1753
...' The red-breaft loves to build and warble there, ' And little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of...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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Select epitaphs, collected by W. Toldervy. 2 vols. [in 1].

Select epitaphs - 1755
...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, in several ...

John Hackett (of Balliol coll, Oxford) - 1757
...; The Stroke of Death on him had later fell, Whom all Mankind efleem'd and lov'd fo well. S. DUCK. Here refts his Head upon the Lap of Earth, A Youth...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 - English poetry - 1758
...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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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 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
...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

Robert Dodsley - Poetry - 1765
...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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The Babler: Containing a Careful Selection from Those Entertaining ..., Volume 1

Hugh Kelly - 1767 - 275 pages
...told, 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.— Now for my own part, I can by no means fee any merit in being marked out by melancholy for her own,...
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