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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 New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1822 - 820 pages
...beauties, cumbrous and inelegant in detail. Swift's epigram on this artist is pretty generally known:— ' Lie heavy on him, earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load cm thee.' Yet Castle Howard and Blenheim will keep alive the name and memory of Vanbrugh among those...
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The steam-boat companion, from Queenhithe to Richmond, and on to Hampton ...

Steam boat companion - 1824 - 228 pages
...towers, where'one had been sufficient, was a proof of his folly and extravagant redundancy. HIS EPITAPH. Lie heavy on him Earth, for He, Laid many a heavy load on thee. We are now opposite another very heavy mass of building, apparently situated in a sickly swamp, and...
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Supplemental volume to the works of Alexander Pope; containing a ...

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 232 pages
...other is an epitaph for Sir John Vanbrugh, noticed by Walpole for his " inclination to ponderosity :" Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on time ! of this month, & now I find you are got safe to Chiswick, I may perhaps be more frequent & more...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

1826 - 408 pages
...Hia profession, as an architect, is whimsically alluded to in the following epitaph on his death:— Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee I" D STAGE DIRECTIONS. The Conductors of this work print no Plays but those which they have seen acted....
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The Classical Journal, Volume 35

1827 - 356 pages
...Vanbrugh, has been traced to a modern Latin poem by Pierre Juste Sautel, entitled, " Culicis Exequiae :" Lie heavy on him, earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee, , Fcrlur apis trémulo dixisse loquacula bombo, Huic sis, terra, levis; nam fuit iste tibi. Sautel,...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - 1828 - 838 pages
...merit in his day; but remarkable more for the ponderosity than the elegance of his structures — " Lay heavy on him, Earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." Neither would he take up the time of the House in eulogising that establishment, whose loyalty, and...
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The new Scotch haggis; consisiting of pieces connected with Scottish drollery

Scotch haggis - 1829 - 436 pages
...be't — now try't yourseT Drink, " reel an' stagger doun to Hell." EPITAPH ON A VERY CORPULENT MAN. Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Honour. The son of a chieftain of the Macgregore, residing on is freehold at Glenorchy, went, in the...
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Winter evenings at college, a description of the manners [&c.] of the ...

Benjamin Thomas H. Cole - 1829 - 296 pages
...quitted. This notion is happily alluded to, in an epitaph designed for an illustrious architect : ' Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee.' " " It is still early, Sir," said one of the youths, as Mr. Warner paused ; " and the mourning for...
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Church-yard gleanings and epigrammatic scraps, a collection of epitaphs and ...

William Pulleyn - 1829 - 302 pages
...?— What was he ? What's that to you ? ON SIR JOHN VANBURGH, THE FAMOUS ARCHITECT AND BUILDER. Lay heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy Load on thee ! IN SAINT SAVIOUR'S SOUTH W ARK, Is the following, under the Grocer*' Arnu: Garret, some cal'd him,...
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A civil and ecclesiastical history of England, to 1829, Volume 2

C. St. George - 1830 - 600 pages
...following lines for his epitaph, in allusion ohn's preference of grandeur to elegance in his style >?•• Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. the English were also victorious. Sir George Rook, urn from conveying the archduke Charles to Lisbon,...
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