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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...been ю carefully analysed and Illustrated, so eloquently expounded, or so universally admired. He , With turtle wing the amorous clouds dividing ; And, waving wide her « i -!i to die. MiUm m Sbabipcarc, 1630. * Since the beginning of the present eentnry,' says a writer...
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The excursion, being a portion of The recluse, a poem

William Wordsworth - 1847
...pyramid ? Dear Son of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name t Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a livelong monument, And BO sepulchred, in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.' Page 206. Line...
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Études de littérature, ancienne & étrangère

Villemain (M., Abel-François) - 1847 - 389 pages
...fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble with too much conceiving : And so sepulcher'd, in sucb pomp dost lie, That kings, for such a tomb, would wish to die. • « mémoire, grand héritier de la renommée, que t'impor« tent ces faibles témoignages de ton...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847
...and illustrated, so eloquently expounded, or so universally admired. He so sepulchred in such pornp " ´ y 5 k 4h I G3E heV AtiltoH on Shalttipeare, 16.10. 'Since the beginning of the present century," says a writer in the...
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The Sibyl: Or, New Oracles from the Poets

Caroline Howard Gilman - 1848 - 313 pages
...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...lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. MILTON. 2. Dryden ! Hark, his hands the lyre explore ! Bright-eyed fancy hovering o'er, Scatters from...
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Colleges and Collegians

Edward M. Collins - 1848 - 83 pages
...the pining lovers and drunken knights of Illyria ! " Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast bnllt thyself a livelong monument ; And so sepulchred in...lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die." Three particular modes of description appertain to modern novelists, and people of a similar craft....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1848
...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 livelong monument. For whilst, to the shame of slow-endeavouring art, Thy easy numbers flow, and that each heart Hath,...
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Guesses at Truth: Second Series

Julius Charles Hare, Augustus William Hare - 1848 - 383 pages
...pyramid 1 Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What needst thou such weak witness of thy name t Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument ; And so sepulcred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. The reader may perhaps...
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Hood's Magazine, Volume 10

1848
...incomparable worth of his possession) he termed him : — "Dear Son of memory, great heir of fame, Thou, in our wonder and astonishment, Hast built thyself a livelong monument." He also exclaims at the commencement of the same ' Epitaph" " What needs my Shakspere for his honored...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 7

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1849
...pyramid ? Dear Son of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name r Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself...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...
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