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" My sledge and hammer lie reclined, My bellows, too, have lost their wind; . My fire's extinct, my forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid. My coal is spent, my iron's gone, My nails are drove, my work is done ; My fire-dried corpse lies here at... "
"Quaint Epitaphs" - Page 20
1898 - 57 pages
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...epitaph is inscribed to one of these sons of the mighty Vulcan, an old patriarch of the village : " My sledge and hammer lie reclined ; My bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My fire's extinct, my coal decay'd, And in the dust my vice is laid ; My days are spent, my glass is run,...
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The new Scotch haggis; consisiting of pieces connected with Scottish drollery

Scotch haggis - 1829
...CHURCH-YARD OF GREENOCK. My sledge and hammer both declined, My bellows too have lost their wind, Myjire's extinct my forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid, My coals are spent my iron is gone, My nails are drove my work is done. ON JOHN BELL. John Bell lived...
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Memoirs of a Manager: Or, Life's Stage with New Scenery, Volume 1

Henry Lee - Theater - 1830
...London. EPITAPH. My .SiV'V'1 ;""' Hammer lie reclined, Mr Bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My Fire's extinct, my Forge decayed, And in the dust my Vice is laid ; My Coal is spent, my Iron's gone, My last Nail's driven, my Work is done, JULY 8. —Since I was brought...
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The New sporting magazine

1849
...epitaph is inscribed to one of these sons of the mighty Vulean, an old patriarch of the village : " My sledge and hammer lie reclined ; My bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My fire's extinct, my coal decay'd, And in the dust my vice is laid; My days are spent, my glass is run,...
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Joe Miller's jests. With copious additions

Joe Miller - English wit and humor - 1836 - 248 pages
...called the happy composition, Floyd. On the Grave-stone of a Blacksmith, buried in Chester Church-yard. My sledge and hammer lie reclined, My bellows too...forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid ; My coal is spent, my iron's gone, My nails are drove, my work is done ; My fire-dried corpse lies here...
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A guide to the town, abbey and antiquities of Bury St. Edmunds: with brief ...

J. Deck - Bury St. Edmunds (England) - 1836
...of a blacksmith : My sledge and hammer I've reclined, My bellows too have lost their wind, My fire extinct, my forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid ; My coals are spent, my irons gone, My nails are drove, my work is done. On a tombstone on the west side...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton - 1849
...epitaph is inscribed to one of these sons of the mighty Vulcan, an old patriarch of the village : " My sledge and hammer lie reclined ; My bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My fire's extinct, my coal decay'd, And in the dust my vice is laid; My days are spent, my glass is run,...
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Letters from abroad to kindred at home, Volume 1

Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Cairns Collection of American Women Writers - History - 1841
...me : so like our own Puritan elegiac poetry. " To the Memory of Charles Dixon, SMITH AND FARRIER. " My sledge and hammer lie reclined, My bellows too have lost their wind, My fire's extinct, my forge decay'd, My vice all in the dust is laid ; My coal is spent, my iron gone,...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1843
...the sad memorials of unsanctified mortality. William Clark thus addresses us from the grave : — " My sledge and hammer lie reclined, My bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My fire's extinct, my forge decayed, And in the dust my voice [sic] is laid ; My coal is spent, my iron...
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Salad for the Solitary

Frederick Saunders - American wit and humor - 1853 - 344 pages
...Blacksmith : " My Sledge and Hammer lay reclined, My Bellows, too, have lost their wind, My Fire's extinct, my Forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid ; My coal is spent, my Iron gone, My Nails are drove — my work is done." The following epitaph is transcribed...
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