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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... "
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The Poetics of Sensibility: A Revolution in Literary Style

Jerome J. McGann - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 217 pages
...further it proceeds, the deeper the text plunges into the discourse of sensibility. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhimes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. (77-80) Surveying the...
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The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry

Harold Bloom, Prof. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 157 pages
...passage allows us to see. Was Johnson accurate In finding these stanzas original? Yet even these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected...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...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...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...and shapeless sculpture decked. Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy...
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Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy - Fiction - 1999 - 520 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless teneur 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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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 365 pages
...the cool sequester'd vale of life 75 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 rhimes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. 80 Their name, their...
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Death, Dying and Bereavement

Donna Dickenson, Malcolm Johnson, Jeanne Katz - Social Science - 2000 - 388 pages
...'Commentary', The Friend, 149 (3): 67-8. 63 Essays upon epitaphs William Wordsworth Yet even 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 Peripatetic

John Thelwall - Poetry - 2001 - 447 pages
...continued he; and then, still indulging his fondness for quotation, bade me observe how Even these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhimes, and shapeless sculpture deck. Implores the passing tribute of a sigh.nt My soul — which the...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 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 Rhimes and shapeless Sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing Tribute of a Sigh. Their Name, their Years,...
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Living Forms: Romantics and the Monumental Figure

Bruce Haley - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 307 pages
...and their monuments become tropes for the poet and his own "uncouth rhimes": "Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect/ Some frail memorial still erected nigh,/ With uncouth rhimes and shapeless sculpture deck'd,/ Implores the passing tribute of a sigh." Wordsworth's meditation...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet even these bones, from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unlettered muse, The place of fame and elegy...
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