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" Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: Adventures of five hours - Page 433
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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A tour through the whole island of Great Britain: Divided into circuits or ...

Daniel Defoe - Great Britain - 1748
...beneath the Surface of the Earth: which occafioned the following Epitaph on the deceafed Architect Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy Lead on thee. The lofty Hall is painted by Sir James Thornhillt the Cieling by La Guerre. The Rooms...
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A general biographical dictionary, Volume 3

John Gorton - Biography & Autobiography - 1833
...character than what may be inferred from the sarcastic epitaph written for him by Dr Abel Evans: " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy weight on thee." He obtained in 1704 the heraldic office of clarencieux-king-at-arms; and in 1714 he received the honour...
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THE NEW AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA: A POPULAR DICTIONARY OF GENERAL KNOWLEGE.

1863
...whom, Dr. William Evans, produced the well known couplet, forming the concluding lines to an epitaph on Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. But according to Sir Joshua Reynolds, his designs have great poetic beauty as well as...
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A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12

William Carew Hazlitt - English drama - 1875
...the body, and was partner in its confinement. The latter of these wishes is ludicrously adopted hy Dr Evans, in his epitaph on Sir J. Vanbrugh " Lie heavy on him. earth J for he Laid many a heavy weight on thee. ". It may be observed that such ideas, however poetical,...
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A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12

William Carew Hazlitt - English drama - 1875
...death with the body, and was partner in its confinement. The latter of these wishes is ludicrously adopted by Dr Evans, in his epitaph on Sir J. Vanbrugh...for he Laid many a heavy weight on thee.'\ It may be observed that such ideas, however poetical, have no great degree of propriety when introduced into...
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Between whiles, or Wayside amusements of a working life [an anthology of ...

Between whiles - 1877
...'twill blush to find itself less white, and turn Lancastrian there. SOMERVILLE. Epitaph on Sir John Vanbrugh. LIE heavy on him, Earth ; for he laid many a heavy load on thee. EVANS. o vvv a BO> re KM KorO trKipr&v aft KWfet j3porfi'ov traS/iaros Siappods, lu'ipov...
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Nice and her neighbours

Samuel Reynolds Hole - 1881
...sois lui legere ! Elle a pen f^stf sur toi" reminded us, of course, of the builder's epitaph : " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy weight on thee." The pleasant little promenades around Nice are infinite, to fountains and mountains, to chateaux and...
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Transactions, Volumes 8-12

Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society - Warwickshire (England) - 1886
...rather heavy treatment, considerably dwarfs its real height. This led to the proposed epitaph : " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he "Laid many a heavy weight on thee." " Thanks, sir (said Pope), 'tis very fine " But where d'ye sleep and where d'ye dine. " I find by all...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 18

Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1889
...Young, and Swift. His best known epigram, the originality of which has been questioned, is that on Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. [Chalmers's Biog. Diet. xiii. 40 ; Robinson's Reg. of Merchant Taylors' School ; Pope's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 10

Alexander Pope, John Wilson Croker - 1886
...the winds uplift, And whlRk them bock to Evans, Yonug, His best known Epigram is perhaps the one on Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. 5 Pope seems to have approved of Peachy's work, as the 'Heroics of Philostratus ' are...
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