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" Vanbrugh , and is a good example of his heavy though imposing style (*Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee"), with a Corinthian portico in the centre and two projecting wings. "
The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ... - Page 624
by William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 659 pages
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 pages
...her crvß (hall be rais'J, On Sir "John Fvnbrugb, the Poet and АгсЪ'пеЯ. ßj D,: EVASS. T IE heavy on him, earth ! for he *-* Laid many a heavy load on thee. PoßhumoM Fame. A Monflcr, in a cmirfc of vice grown old, ^*- Leaves to his gaping heir his ill- j^îin'd...
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present and Two Preceding ...

William Seward - 1798 - 536 pages
...very acutely, " mould apply to the beft land" fcape-painter you know." The epitaph made for Sir John, Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee, is remembered more on account of its point than of the truth it contains. Size and maffivenefs are...
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Annalen der brittischen Geschichte, als eine Fortsetzung des ..., Volume 18

1799 - 432 pages
...£rfovb lie« genben uSlenljctm : ^adafié, паф Gljamber* Sobe, ebenfalls auf ii)it anwanbten: Lay heavy on him earth ! — for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. (grbe! liege fфtt>er auf iljm; bent» er legt» гоапфе (фаеге Sajî auf Ь1ф ), ©ein...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

1803 - 572 pages
...architecture of the mansion, andi thus translates into French the witty epitaph made om Vanburgh, " Lie heavy on him, Earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee," *'. 0 i:rrc ! fe:t Hen sw lui; car II a tlenfest jUT i«"." aspects of which, varied to infinity by...
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A History of the College of Arms: And the Lives of All the Kings, Heralds ...

Mark Noble - 1804 - 548 pages
...modelled stone placed upon another; fully justifying the witty epitaph made upon him, by Dr. Evans: " Lie heavy on him earth, for he **• Laid many a heavy load on thee." His plays are what the refined taste of the present day would not GEORGE' I. relish, being grossly...
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Letters from London, Written During the Years 1802 & 1803

William Austin - 1804 - 328 pages
...heavy, but added, " It was in the usual style of Sir John Vanbrugh, not forgetting the epitaph, "Lay heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." At the gate of the palace there were five other visitors, waiting to view the apartments. Between the...
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A Biographical History of England, from the Revolution to the End ..., Volume 2

Mark Noble - 1806 - 446 pages
...1726; and Dr. Evans, alluding to his massy edifices, wrote the following lines, by way of epitaph: " Lie heavy on him, earth*, for he " Laid many a heavy load on thee." * flow difiernit from the votive address of an old -Roman to his friend's grave, Kit tihi lerra Iccis....
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 474 pages
...excited ! Mr. Price has ably vindicated Sir John Vanburgh, notwithftanding the memorable diftich : " Lie heavy on him, Earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee !" VER. no. a labour'd Qnarry] In his letters he applies this expreffion to Blenheim; the mafly magnificence...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 466 pages
...excited ! Mr. Price ' has ably vindicated Sir John Vanburgh, notwithslanding the memorable diftich : " Lie heavy on him, Earth ; for he Laid many a heavy' load on thee !" VER. no. a labour'd Quarry] In his letters he applies this expreffion to Blenheim ; the marTy magnificence...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 12

John Mason Good - 1819 - 482 pages
...and the lightness of his comedies. Every one knows the proposed inscription for his gravestone : " Lie heavy on him earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." VANDELLIA, in botany, a genus of the class didynamia, order angiospermia. Calyx mostly four-cleft ;...
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