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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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 85, Part 1; Volume 117

1815 - 740 pages
...underwent a striking transformation, and became, in a manner, a new school in art: one man aloue " Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." It may be remarked that Sir John was not so bigoted to the creations of his own brain, but that throughout...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 13

1816 - 746 pages
...upon. — Death lies on her like an untimely fhow'r Upon the fweeteft flow'r of all the iield. Shak. Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Epitaph on Vanbrugh. 3. To be repofitcd in the grave. — All the kingb of the nations lit in glory, every one...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1824 - 334 pages
...sublimity. The heaviness that pervades the buildings erected by him gave rise to the well-known couplet: Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Still it is generally admitted, that he succeeded more than any other architect in forming a general...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 9

1820 - 742 pages
...their ancestors ?" In his character of architect, Dr Evans bestowed on him the following epitaph :— Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Blenheim, and Castle Howard, are amongst his greatest and best works ; and let no one, who has not...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 9

Walter Scott - 1820 - 748 pages
...their ancestors ?" In his character of architect, Dr Evans bestowed on him the following epitaph : — Lie heavy on him, Earth ' for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Blenheim, and Castle Howard, are amongst his greatest and best works ; and let no one, who has not...
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The Picture of England: Or, Historical and Descriptive ..., Volume 2

James Norris Brewer - 1820 - 516 pages
...himself a poet, and therefore possessed numerous enemies amongst the wits. Those sharply-pointed lines, " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for He " Laid many a heavy load on Tbee," have proved more injurious to his reputation as an architect, than all the animadversions of...
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The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1824 - 450 pages
...sublhnity. The heaviness that pervades the buildings erected by him gave rise to the well-known couplet: Lie heavy on him, Earth! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Still it is generally admitted, that he succeeded more than any other architectinforming a general...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

1822 - 654 pages
...prayer, in the epigram on Sir John Vanbrugh, in allusion to the ponderous character of his edifices — " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." * The thought of being married to death is not uncommon in the Greek and Latin writers. There is another...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 4

1822 - 640 pages
...prayer, in the epigram on Sir John Vanbrugh, in allusion to the ponderous character of his edifices — " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." * The thought of being married to death is not uncommon in the Greek and Latin writers. There is another...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 5

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1822 - 594 pages
...prayer, in the epigram on Sir John Vanbrugh, in allusion to the ponderous character of his edifices — " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load ou thee." * The thought of being married to death is not uncommon in the Greek and Latin writers. There...
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