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Page 19 - Chiefs, graced with scars, and prodigal of blood ; Stern patriots, who for sacred freedom stood ; Just men, by whom impartial laws were given ; And saints, who taught, and led, the way to heaven.
Page 91 - Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit, a man; simplicity, a child; With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age; Above temptation, in a low estate; And uncorrupted...
Page iv - When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together.
Page 32 - To the memory of James Wolfe, Major-general and Commander-in-chief of the British Land Forces on an expedition against Quebec, who, after surmounting, by ability and valour, all obstacles of art and nature, was slain in the moment of victory, on the 13th of September 1759, The King and the Parliament of Great Britain dedicate this monument.
Page 70 - Statesman, yet friend to truth ! of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honour clear ! Who broke no promise, serv'd no private end, Who gain'd. no title, and who lost no friend ; Ennobled by himself, by all approv'd, Prais'd, wept, and honour'd, by the Muse he lov'd.
Page 91 - Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end, These are thy honours ! not that here thy bust Is mix'd with heroes, or with kings thy dust ; But that the Worthy and the Good shall say, Striking their pensive bosoms — Here lies GAY.
Page 85 - Wide o'er this breathing world, a Garrick came. Though sunk in death the forms the Poet drew, The Actor's genius bade them breathe anew; Though, like the bard himself, in night they lay, Immortal Garrick call'd them back to day: And till Eternity with power...
Page 54 - Here lies Henry Purcell, Esq., who left this life, and is gone to that blessed place where only his harmony can be exceeded.