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" With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 43
1822
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 11

1829
...picture, to which, alas ! there are but too many originals. THE VILLAGE CHURCHYARD. " Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deckM, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. " Their names, their years, spelt by th' unlettered...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English literature - 1820 - 527 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd ; Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd muse,...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse,...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...the cool sequestei'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd muse,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 29

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name.their years,spelt by the'unletter'd Muse,...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

English poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes, and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletterM muse,...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse,...
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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...the cool, sequester' d vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck' d Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the 'unletter'd Muse...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones could pity thus forlorn, Though I unpitied. League...you I seek, And mutual amity, so strait, so close, deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unlettcr'd Muse,...
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