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" HERE lies poor Johnson; reader have a care; Tread lightly, lest you rouse a sleeping bear. Religious, moral, generous and humane He was; but self-sufficient, rude and vain; Ill-bred and overbearing in dispute; A scholar, and a Christian, and a brute. "
The Review of Reviews - Page 80
by William Thomas Stead - 1907
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...! EPITAPH ON DR. JOHNSON. HEBE, lies poor Johnson. Reader have a care, Tread lightly lest you rouse a sleeping bear ; Religious — moral, generous and humane He was — but self-sufficient — rude and vain: 111 bred and overbearing in dispute, A -scholar and a christian — yet a brute....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...in each eye, That Heaven has thus preserved our country and our king. EPITAPH ON DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON. HERE lies Sam Johnson : — reader, have a care, Tread...dispute, A Christian and a scholar — but a brute. ANACREON, ODE XX. A ROCK on Phrygian plains we see That once was beauteous Niobe : And Progne, too...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...although the popularity of his writings has not been lasting. In youth, being much of a beau, • " Here lies Sam Johnson : Reader, have a care, Tread...dispute, A Christian, and a scholar — but a brute." V and gallant in his attention to the ladies, his songs and early performances are tinctured with a...
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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the ...

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...the most accurate estimate of that singular and inconsistent being that has ever been published. " Here lies SAM JOHNSON : — reader, have a care, Tread...bear. Religious, moral, generous, and humane, He was ; and self-sufficient, proud, and vain ; Fond of, and overbearing in, dispute ; A Christian, and a...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...Tread lightly, lest you wake a sleeping bear. Religious, moral, generous, and humane, He was ; and self-sufficient, proud, and vain ; Fond of, and overbearing...dispute ; A Christian, and a scholar, — but a brute." The following may serve as a specimen of his lighter and more numerous productions. " When first I...
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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the ...

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...Tread lightly, lest you wake a sleeping bear. Religious, moral, generous, and humane, He was ; and self-sufficient, proud, and vain ; Fond of, and overbearing in, dispute ; A Christian, and a scholar, — bat a brute." The following may serve as a specimen of his lighter and more numerous productions....
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Converts from infidelity: or, Lives of eminent individuals who ..., Volume 2

Andrew Crichton - Christian biography - 1827
...celebrity, although the popularity of his writings has net been lasting. In youth, being much of a beau, * " Here lies Sam Johnson : Reader, have a care, Tread...dispute, A Christian, and a scholar — but a brute." and gallant in his attention to the ladies, his songs and early performances are tinctured with a gay...
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Converts from Infidelity: Hon. Robert Boyle. Captain James Wilson. Soame ...

Andrew Crichton - Conversion - 1827
...writings has net been lasting. In youth, being much of a beau, • " Here lies Sam Johnson : Header, have a care, Tread lightly lest you wake a sleeping...dispute, A Christian, and a scholar — but a brute." and gallant in his attention to the ladies, his songs and early performances are tinctured with a gay...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1835
...amongst the ignorant — [" Here lies poor JOHNSON. Reader, have a care, Tread lightly, lest you rouse a sleeping bear; Religious, moral, generous, and humane He was — but self-sufficient, rude, and vain : Ill-bred and overbearing in dispute, A scholar and a Christian — yet a brute. Would...
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The New monthly belle assemblée

...written by Soame Jenyns : — Here lies poor Johnson ! Reader, have a care, Tread lightly, lest you rouse a sleeping bear ! Religious, moral, generous and humane, He was — but self-sufficient, proud and vain ; 111 bred, and overbearing in dispute, A scholar and a Christian, yet a brute. Would you know all...
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