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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... "
Poems - Page 156
by Thomas Gray - 1778 - 158 pages
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - Poetry - 1753 - 144 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...frown'd not on his humble birth, " And melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heay'n did a recompcnce as largely...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1753
...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...frown'd not on his humble birth, " And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely...
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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
...Whom all Mankind efleem'd and lov'd fo well. S. DUCK. Here 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 markt him for her own. - • - , Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul...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. • No farther feek...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...fortune and to fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humbte birth, ' And melancholy mark'd him for her own. • Large was his bounty, and his...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. 1 No farther feck...
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The art of poetry on a new plan

John Newbery - Literary Criticism - 1762 - 252 pages
...fortune and to fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, ' And melancholy mark'd him for her own. < Large was his bounty, and his foul...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. ' No farther feek...
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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 not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his hounty ', and his foul f mere, Heav'n did a recomfence as largely...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. Here 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 own. .Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn. The EPITAPH. TJERE refts hit head upon the lap of Earth, A Youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; Fair Science frown'd not on his humble hirth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her owa. Large 'was his fostafy, and his foul Jlnctre,, Heav'n...
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