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" Berkshire, •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 praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with... "
The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce - Page 141
edited by - 1863
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, ancient and modern, by ...

Collection - 1821
...honest man;" Whom Heav'n kept sacred from the proud and great: A poet, bless'd beyond a. poet's fate, Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content...nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From nature's temp'rate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heav'n that he had liv'd, and that he died. POPE, 1730. ON...
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Kentish poets: A series of writers in English poetry, natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...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...nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From nature's temp' rate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heav'n that he had liv'd, and that he dy'd. FRANCIS FAWKES....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...gone) The last true Briton lies beneath this stone. ON MR. ELIJAH FENTON, AT EASTHAMSTED, BERKS. 1730. THIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May...temperate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had lived, and that he died. ON MR. GAY. IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY, 1732. OF manners gentle, of affections mild...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...Poet, bless'd beyond the Poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the proud and great Foe to load praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science...temperate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had lived, and that be died. The first couplet of this epitaph is borrowed from Crashaw. The four next...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...seldom haunts the breast where learning lies, And Venus sets ere Mercury can rise. POPE : Wife of Bath . Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. POPE. Like buoys that never sink into the flood, On learning's surface we but lie and nod. POPE. Though...
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Select Poems of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1876 - 143 pages
...construction." The poet's meaning is, however, clear enough. 75. Wakefield quotes Pope, Epitaph on Fenton : " Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace." 77. These bones. " The bones of these. So is is often used in Latin, especially by Livy, as in v. 22:...
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A grammar of the English language, ed. by L. Schmitz

Charles Underwood Dasent - 1877
...white." 32. " A poet blest 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 the vale of peace." 33. " Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much."...
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Old Plymouth: A Guide to Its Localities and Objects of Interest

William T. Hollis - Plymouth (Mass.) - 1878 - 96 pages
...This modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man; Calmly he looked on either life, and here Saw nothing to regret or...fear; From nature's temperate feast rose satisfied, Thanked Heaven that he had livid and that he died. On the path along the fence on the rear of the hill...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 788 pages
...seldom haunts the breast where learning lies, And Venus sets ere Mercury can rise. POPE: Wife of Bath. Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. POPE. Like buoys that never sink into the flood, On learning's surface we but lie and nod. POPE. Though...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1878 - 600 pages
...honest man : A poet, blessed 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 the value of peace. Calmly he looked on either life, and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ;...
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