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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... "
Anthologia Hibernica: Or Monthly Collections of Science, Belles-lettres, and ... - Page 188
1793
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1753
...little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science...humble birth, " And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : " He gave...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - Poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...little footfteps lightly print the ground. THE EPITAPH. " Here refts his head upon the lap of earth " A youth to fortune and to fame unknown : " Fair Science...humble birth, " And melancholy mark'd him for her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, " Heay'n did a recompcnce as largely fend : " He gave...
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Select epitaphs, collected by W. Toldervy. 2 vols. [in 1].

Select epitaphs - 1755
...a Country Churchyard. ' ^ * I , By Mr. Gray. . Here refls his Head, upon the Lap of Earth, A YoutK to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; .Fair Science frown.'d not on his humble Birth,. And, Melancholly, mark'd him for her own. Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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Select and remarkable epitaphs on illustrious and other persons, in several ...

John Hackett (of Balliol coll, Oxford) - 1757
...Whom all Mankind efleem'd and lov'd fo well. S. DUCK. Here 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 markt him for her own. - - , Large was his Bounty, and his Soul fincere ; Heav'n did a Recompence...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 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...
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The art of poetry on a new plan: illustrated with a great variety ..., Volume 1

John Newbery - Literary Criticism - 1762
...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 him for her own. < Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, ' Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : ' He gave...
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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 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...
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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...humble birth, 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...
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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...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...Grav'd on the ftone beneath yon aged thorn." THE EPITAPH. Here refts his head upon the lap of earth, A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown ; Fair Science...humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. .Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry...
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