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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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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 1

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...hid Under a starry-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...lie, That Kings, for such a tomb, would wish to die. Michael Angelo, surveying the fate and the genius of Dante, exclaims : Pur fuss' io tal * * * Per 1'aspro...
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Oeuvres complètes, Volume 22

François-René de Chateaubriand - 1837
...namc? Thou in our wouder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument. And so sepulcbr'd in such pomp dost lie , That Kings , for such a tomb , would wish to die. Michel-Ange , enviant le sort et le génie de Dante , s'écrie : Pur fuss' io tal : Per l'aspro esilio...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 2

1838
...our I'sncy 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 todie !" " Ah, those, — those, John, I am bound to confess, are certainly somewhat of a higher key,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 2

1838
...pyramid 1 Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name 1 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 from...
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1838
...ramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame. W hat need st thou such weak witness of thy мгт I'll rent the fairest house in it, after three-pence a bay: if you live to see For whilst, to the shame of slow-endeavouring art. Thy easy numbers flow ; and that each heart Hath,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...Under a star-y-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, 5 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 th' shame of slow-endeavouring art Thy easy numbers flow, and that each heart 10 Hath...
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Chefs-d'œuvre de Shakespeare ..: Richard III, Roméo et Juliette et Le ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...hou, our fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble with too mucb conceiving : And so scpulcherM, in such pomp dost lie, That kings, for such a tomb, would wisb to die. I. ï i ion de ses compatriotes ; et cette même étude y fait voir d'assez grandes beautés...
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The Haileybury observer

East India college - 1840
...fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble with too much conceiving; And so eepulchcr'd in euch pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. — Milton. " ON croirait que cet ouvrage est le fruit de l'imagination d'un sauvage ivre." Such was...
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The Excursion: A Poem

William Wordsworth - 1841 - 374 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...That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.' Page 206. Line 3. • And spires whose 'silent finger points to Heaven' ' An instinctive taste teaches men...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 26; Volume 48

1866
...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." His aspirations toward the invisible and eternal he thus sets forth in one of his early pieces : "Such...
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