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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... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 288
edited by - 1779
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 20

1751
...lap of earth [known t A youth to fortune and to fameunFalr faience frowa'd not on his humble bind. And melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul lm cere, Heav'n did a reeompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear : He gain'd...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 144 pages
...' The red-breaft loves to build and warble there, ' And little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of...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
...The red-breaft loves to build and warble there, • And little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of...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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Select epitaphs, collected by W. Toldervy. 2 vols. [in 1].

Select epitaphs, William Toldervy - 1755
...a Country Churchyard. ' ^ * I , By Mr. Gray. . Here refls his Head, upon the Lap of Earth, A YoutK to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; .Fair Science frown.'d not on his humble Birth,. And, Melancholly, mark'd him for her own. Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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Select and Remarkable Epitaphs on Illustrious and Other Persons ..., Volume 1

John Hackett - 1757 - 288 pages
...; The Stroke of Death on him had later fell, Whom all Mankind efleem'd and lov'd fo well. S. DUCK. Here refts his Head upon the Lap of Earth, A Youth...Science frown'd not on his humble Birth, And Melancholy markt him for her own. - • - , Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758
...refts 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 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
...EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd...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 from Heav'n...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 252 pages
...Here refts his head upon the lap of earth ' A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : • Fair fcience frown'd not on his humble birth, ' And melancholy...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 ...

Art - 1762
...lap of 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 gainM from...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - 1762 - 277 pages
...EPITAPH. HERE refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to fame unknown, Fair fcfence frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy mark'd him for her own. • i • Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend :...
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