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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 Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 11

1846
...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, To...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1847
...deck'd, Demands the passing tribute of a sigh. • * * " Their names, their years, spelt by the" unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply...she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die." Here is the poet looking at uncouth rhymes, and graceless sculpture, and the works of the unlettered...
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Gray's Poetical Works: English and Latin : Illustrated

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1847 - 142 pages
...bones from iusult 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' unlettcr'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That...
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The English Prosody: With Rules Deduced from the Genius of Our Language, and ...

Asa Humphrey - Poetics - 1847 - 152 pages
...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 teach...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...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, spell'd by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she...
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Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of ...

Sussex Archaeological Society - Archaeology - 1848
...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. NB — The numbers are intended to facilitate...
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Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and ..., Volume 26

England - 1848
...laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep. ***** Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'J Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, To teach the rustic moralist to die." The carriage road from the street, which sweeps handsomely past...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 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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