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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 Comic Annual

Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1839
...Along the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the apple-women's stalls away ! Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh ; With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, He never lets the children play thereby. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, Oft have we...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...cool, sequestered vale of life. They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. 20. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still...and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. 21. Their name, their years, spell'd by the unletter'd The place of fame and...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...cool, sequester'd vale oflife. They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these Ь-т.ьз from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...nigh. With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, 75 Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. ; Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...excite a pleasing melancholy, in regard to the tenants of this quiet spot : — 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, GRAV. If we climb the mountain, we behold a vast variety...
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The recess, or autumnal relaxation in the Highlands and Lowlands, a tour to ...

James Johnson - 1834
...villas, many a reader will be puzzled by the following verse of the poet : — " 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!'1 Uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculptures ! Why, we...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...cool', sequestered vale of life', They kept the noiseless tenour of their way'. Yet even these bones', from insult to protect', Some frail memorial still erected nigh', With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpturet decked', Implores the passing tribute of a sigh'. Their name\ their years', spelled by th*...
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Memoirs of the life of ... sir James Mackintosh [extr. from ..., Volume 2

sir James Mackintosh - 1835
...permitted to protect and distinguish the spot where their benefactor reposed, — ' That, e'en his bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deckt, Might claim the passing tribute of a sigh.' They began to rail in and to brick over the grave...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - Readers - 1835 - 280 pages
...tenor of their way. .'. •;.• •• .. •. • • MY .••• ii >• Yet even 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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Memoirs of the Life of Sir James Mackintosh, Volume 2

Sir James Mackintosh - 1836
...permitted to protect and distinguish the spot where their benefactor reposed, — ' That, e'en his bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deckt. Might claim the passing trihute of a sigh.' They began to rail in and to brick over the grave...
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Village musings [verse].

Thomas Lilley - 1837
...Temple of God! Surrounded with monuments of departed souls. How exquisite are the lines of Gray :— " Yet e'en these hones from insult to protect, Some...nigh; With uncouth rhymes, and shapeless sculpture deck'd, But now the bells have ceased their merry chime ; the reverend ambassador of the meek and lowly...
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