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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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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...deck'd, Implores the passing trihute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt hy th' nnletterM man. The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strewa. That teach tha rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumh Forgetfuiness a prey. This pleasing...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculptures deckt, 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...
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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - 1845 - 11 pages
...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. XX. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse,...she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. XXI. For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resign'd ; Left the warm...
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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - Death - 1845 - 11 pages
...nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. XXI. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse,...she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. :J.'iiNE\V YOPK AMOK 1>-\OX AND XXII. For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious...
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National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. 21. Their name, their years, spelled by the unlettered muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many...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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A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, from 1635 ...

Joshua Coffin - Indian captivities - 1845 - 416 pages
...elegy, in a country churchyard, in which he says, ' Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletttered muse, The place of fame and elegy supply; And many...she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die.' There are, in Newbury, several other burial-grounds, both public and private, that have not been noticed,...
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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pages
...who publicly thanked the conqueror of Hohenlinden for the moderation he had displayed. — Idem. 17. And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. Gray. 18. Locke speaks of " the practice of talking Latin with a tutor who speaks it well," — a phoenix...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...protect, Some frail memorial still3 erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deckt, 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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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...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/ and eregy suppl'y ; And many a holy te'xt/ around she stre'ws,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 11

1846
...Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. " Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered muse, The pluce of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, To teach the rustic moralist to die." . Yes, to stand by such a grave, to lean upon the stone and weep,...
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