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" THIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, * Here lies an honest man :' A poet, bless'd beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the proud and great Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in... "
Old Plymouth: A Guide to Its Localities and Objects of Interest - Page 60
by William T. Hollis - 1878 - 96 pages
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796
...true Briton lies beneath this stone. u X. On Mr. Elijah Fenian, at Eatthavtted in Scrke. 1730. TRIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man ; A poetbless'd beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heav'n kept sacred from the proud and great ; Foe to loud...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...retained without the four that follow them. X. On Mr. ELIJAH FENTON. At Easthamitead in Berkshire, 1730. This modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man : A poet, blest beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the Proud and Great : Foe to loud...
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Select British Classics, Volume 7

English literature - 1803
...Believe me, reader, can say more Than many a braver marble can, Here lies a truly honest man. CRASHAVT. This modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man. PoPE. Conceits, or thoughts not immediately impressed by sensible objects, or necessarily arising from...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...Briton lies beneath this stone. 12 VOL. V. x. On Mr. Elijah Fenton, at Easthamsted, in Berks, 1730. THIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, " Here lies an honest man ;" A poet bless'd beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heav'n kept sacred from the proud and great ; Foe to...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...that follow them. X. On Mr. ELIJAH FEN TON. At Easthatnstcad in Berkshire, 1730. This modest stene, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man : A poet, blest beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the Proud and Great : Foe to loud...
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Gleanings of wit, interspersed with many original pieces, from the works of ...

Gleanings - 1805
...benevolence to the benefit of other public foundations. , • < Epitaph on Mr. E. Fenton, at EastHampstead. This modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man ; A poet, blest beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the proud and great ; Foe to loud...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Historical ..., Volume 1

Epitaphs - 1806
...INSCRIPTION ; •; In Berkshire. ' '•'•' " ""i! ON A CELEBRATED POET'S TOMB-STONE, 'i• :i ' i . * THIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say. here lies an honest man : A poetbless'd beyond the poet's fate, • • Whom heav'n kept sacred from the proud and great ;...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...Believe me, reader, can say more Than many a braver marble can, Here lies a truly honest man. CRASHAW. This modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man. POPE. Conceits, or thoughts not immediately impressed by sensible objects, or necessarily arising from...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions

Collection - 1806
...Pitt's will ever justly claim. INSCRIPTION OIC A CELEBRATED POET'S TOMB-STONE, * In Berkshire. •• s THIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, here lies an honest man : A poet bless'd beyond the poet's fate, Whom heav'n kept sacred from the proud and great ; Foe to...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 3

1806
...me, reader, can say more Than many a braver marble can, Here lies a truly honest man. PoPB. CRASHAW. This modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man. PoPE. Conceits, or thoughts not immediately impressed by sensible objects, or necessarily arising from...
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