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" What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones, The labour of an age in piled stones ? Or that his hallowed relics should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name... "
The poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and complete annotated ed ... - Page 321
by William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870
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The Excursion: Being a Portion of the Recluse, a Poem

William Wordsworth - 1814 - 447 pages
...hid Under a star-y-pointing pyramid ? Dear Son of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou in our wonder and...Monument. And so sepulchred, in such pomp dost lie, i'(i That Kings for such a Tomb would wish to die. rj • • V V P. 250. Line 9. — " And spires...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...impression took, Then thou our fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble with too much conceiving ; And so sepulchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. 11. Song: on May Morning. MILTOW. Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger. Comes dancing from...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1817
...thou, our fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble with too much conceiving; And, so sepulchered, in such pomp dost lie, That kings, for such a tomb, would wish to die. MILTON. *23. 1616. — CERVANTES DIED. Great sage, whose wand at one commanding stroke Each antique...
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A Journey Round the Coast of Kent: Containing Remarks on the Principal ...

L. Fussell - 1818 - 304 pages
...egg of a goose ! " Viewing this gorgeous monument the poet might with great propriety exclaim, " Thou so sepulchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die ! " However, in process of time, all this magnificence was doomed to destruction : the treasures which...
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Views of society and manners in the north of Ireland, in a series of letters ...

John Gamble - 1819
...egg of a goose ! " Viewing this gorgeous monument the poet might with great propriety exclaim, " Thou so sepulchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die !" However, in process of time, all this magnificence was doomed to destruction : the treasures which...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou, in our wonder and...astonishment, Hast built thyself a live-long monument. For whilst, to' the shame of slow--endeavourh)g art, Thy easy numbers flow ; and that each heart Hath,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou, in our wonder and...astonishment, Hast built thyself a live-long monument : For whilst, to the shame of slow-endeavouring art, Thy easy numbers flow ; and that each heart Hath,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...our fancy of itself bereaving ', Dost make us marble with too much conceiving; And, so sepulcher'd, in such pomp dost lie, That kings, for such a tomb, would wish to die. JOHN MILTON 3. Upon Master William Shakspeare, the deceased Author. Poets are born, not made. When...
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The dove, scraps of poetry, selected by J.F.M. Dovaston for the Oswestry herald

Dove - 1822
...hid Under a star-ypointing Pyramid ? Dear son of Memory, great heir of Fame, What need's! Thou such weak witness of thy name ! Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast huilt thyself a lire-long monument. For whilst, to th' shame of slow endeavouring Art, Thy easie numhers...
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The First Sitting of the Committee on the Proposed Monument to Shakespeare

Charles Kelsall - 1823 - 88 pages
...Under a star y-pointing pyramid Dear son of memory ! great heir of fame ! What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name! Thou, in our wonder and...astonishment, Hast built thyself a live-long monument. For whilst to the shame of slow-endeavouring art, Thy easy numbers flow ; and that each heart Hath...
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