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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 grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ... - Page 29
by Robert Blair - 1804
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...shapeless sculpture, deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by the unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews-r That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing,...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 10

1828
...declc'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigb. " Their names, their yearn, spelt by lh' unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply. And many a holy text around she strews, To teach the rustic moral M to die.** Our. THROUGH whatever medium we regard death, never does it more...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 10

1828
...hopes of those who have departed : — ." Their names, their years, spelt by the uulctter'd mu«e, The place of fame and elegy supply; And many a holy text around she strews, Which teach the rustic moralist to die." Another, and not a minor argument, is deducible from the fact,...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...mould'ring heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep. 5 Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elejy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. 6 For...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 pages
...protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, 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...
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Oeuvres completes de M. J. Chenier: precedees de notices ..., Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1829
...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 The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...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' unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture decked, most astonishing scenes I ev^r beheld. Add to this the étrange views ma the unlettered Mufle, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews,...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. 21. Their name, their years, spell'd by the unletter'd » The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy...she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. 22. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned — Left the...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...protect, Some frail memorial still erected 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 ' muse, shed, The place of fame and e!egy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic...
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