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" Here rests his head upon the lap of earth A youth, to fortune and to fame unknown: Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere... "
London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer... - Page 135
1751
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 144 pages
...earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, " And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : " He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear : " He...
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems ...

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 144 pages
...earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, " And melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heay'n did a recompcnce as largely fend : " He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear : " He...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758
...lap of Earth, A Youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown. Fair Science frown' d not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her o-wn. Large was his bounty, and his foul Jincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend ; fie gave to Mis'iy ail he had, a tear, He gain'...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - 1762 - 277 pages
...lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762
...earth ' A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, ' And melancholy mark'd him for her own. < Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, ' Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : ' He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear : He...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...earth ' A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humbte birth, ' And melancholy mark'd him for her own. • Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, ' Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : " He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear : ' He...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765
...lap of Earth, A Toutb to Fortune and to Fame unknown, Fair Science frown' d not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty , and bis foul fmcert, Heaifn did a recommence as largely fend : He gave to Mis'ry all he bad, a tear, He...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767
...lap of earth, A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear ; He gain'd...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 119 pages
...the lap of Earth A Youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown. Fair Science frown d not on Ms humble birth* And Melancholy marKd him for her own Large was his bounty, and his foul Jincere, Heavn did a recompence as largely fend: He gave to Misry all he had, a tear, He gain dfrom...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed an Account of the Life and ..., Volume 2

Robert Lloyd - 1774
...lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd...
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