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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, by ... - Page 201
by English poets - 1790
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 20

English essays - 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

Scots poems - 1753
...loves to build and warble there, ' And little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to...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 - Poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...loves to build and warble there, ' And little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to...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 - English poetry - 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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The art of poetry on a new plan

John Newbery - Literary Criticism - 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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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 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 ...

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 - English poetry - 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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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...the ftone beneath yon aged thorn. The EPITAPH. J TE RE rejis his head upon the lap of Earth, A Touth to Fortune and to Fame unknown, Fair Science frown'd...And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his hounty ', and his foul f mere, Heav'n did a recomfence as largely Jendt- * ' ' He gave to Mis'ry all...
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A collection of poems: in six volumes

Robert Dodsley - Poetry - 1765
...rejis bis head upon the 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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