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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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Aids to English Composition

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 50 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 erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculptBM decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their names, their years, spelled by the unld-ierM...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...noiseless te'nor/ of their wa'y. Yet even the'se bo'nes, (from insult to pro'tect,) Some frail memorTal/ still erected nig'h, With uncouth rhy'mes/ and shapeless sculpture de'cked, Implores the passing tr'ibute/ of a sig'h. Their na'me, their yea"rs, (spelt by the unlettered m'use) The place of fa'me/...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...the cool, sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en 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 the unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 11

1846
...misproportioned images and unmusical poetry carved upon them — " Yet even these bones from insult protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With...and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. " Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered muse, The pluce of fame and elegy...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 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...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spell'd by th' unletter'd...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...the cool sequester'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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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 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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Holly's Picturesque Country Seats: A Complete Reprint of the 1863 Classic

Henry Hudson Holly - Architecture - 1993 - 171 pages
...among moss-covered gravestones, " the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep." " Yet c'eti these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still...and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh." Hard by stands the church. The ivy has crept quite up its rugged walls, and, undisturbed...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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. 80 Their name, their years, spelt by th' unlettered muse, The place of fame and...
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Centaur of the North: Stories

Wendell Mayo - Mexican American families - 1996 - 127 pages
...will be plenty of stories, plenty from now on, plenty to tell the priest. Soledad 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. — Thomas Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Church-...
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