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A Select Collection of Old Plays: Adventures of five hours - Page 433
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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An Old Shropshire Oak, Volume 4

John Wood Warter - Great Britain - 1891
...is 1,120 tons! And yet it needs not to be said as was said of Vanbrugh's heavy pile at Woodstock — Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy weight on thee. Old records of the city of London speak of days ' of love at St. Paul's Church,' — that is, as Mr....
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 33

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Léon Vallée (i.e. Alexandre Léon), Alois Brandl - Literature - 1899
...I prithee send me back my heart, Since I cannot have thine (xiv. 38. 2). JONATHAN SWIFT, Epigram on Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee (v. 110. 10). TACITUS, Histories: He [Galba] would have been held by every one worthy...
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Old World Memories, Volume 2

Edward Lowe Temple - Europe - 1899
...bestowed on the hero of Queen Anne's day. And we thought of the rather cruel lines upon its architect Vanbrugh, — " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." But the domes and spires of Oxford are in sight at the left, and soon we are passing...
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Cathedrals of France: Popular Studies of the Most Interesting French Cathedrals

Epiphanius Wilson - Cathedrals - 1900 - 208 pages
...expressed wittily in the epitaph on Vanbrugh, the Renaissance architect, whose master was Yitruvius : "Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy weight on thee." The Gothic idea is scarcely at all represented in this square, massive front, which, stripped of its...
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Roman Africa: An Outline of the History of the Roman Occupation of North ...

Alexander Graham - Africa, North - 1902 - 325 pages
...The wording recalls the less gracious couplet attributed to Horace Walpole on the death of Sir John Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. But here, in this gentle epitaph in memory of Rufinus, the appeal to the passer-by is...
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Diary of a journey to England in the years 1761-1762, by Count Frederick ...

Friedrich Kielmansegge (Graf von) - Fiction - 1902 - 287 pages
...a heavy look. This is perhaps the origin of the inscription on the tombstone of the architect, John Vanbrugh — "Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." The south front, except for a large bust of Louis XIV. on the top, taken from the citadel...
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The Story of Architecture in Oxford Stone

Edmund Arnold Greening Lamborn - Architecture - 1912 - 288 pages
...that the directing mind need not be that of a craftsman. The most famous of the amateurs was Sir John Vanbrugh— Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Perhaps the heaviest, in proportion to its area, is the Clarendon Building, built in...
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The Expansion of Europe: A History of the Foundations of the ..., Volume 2

Wilbur Cortez Abbott - Europe - 1918
...which in Vanbrugh's hands became a model of massive magnificence, and the epitaph of that architect, "Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy weight on thee," might well be taken as the motto of the whole neo-classic school. The Great Elector's buildings in...
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Aspects and Impressions

Edmund Gosse - Literature - 1922 - 299 pages
...of Lord Acton never recovered. Of George Eliot might have been repeated Swift's epitaph on Sir John Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. It was the fatal error of George Eliot, so admirable, so elevated, so disinterested,...
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Seneca: Phaedra

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Michael Coffey, Roland Mayer - Drama - 1990 - 219 pages
...language and literature 28 (1942)) 65-71 and cf. Crinagoras AP 7.4o1 = GP 2o12-13 and Evans' epitaph on Vanbrugh: Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he, | Laid many a heavy load on thee. ADDENDUM 948 parens 'as you are my father'; parens is a predicating nominative, not vocative....
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