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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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Arundines Cami; sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori, collegit atque ...

Cam river - 1851 - 380 pages
...children in one hamlet born and bred ; Fill up the round of life from hour to hour. Tennyson. ©tx LIE heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. ARUNDINES CAM!. 'O KA6' 'HMEPAN BIOS. ПА1ДЕ êuw crvveovre êuotv атго yeÍTove KW/JLOÎV,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 25

1851 - 608 pages
...distinguished as a dramatist and architect, and Deflecting on his achievements in the latter capacity : — Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. The original of the following not very gallant production is to be found among th« epigrams of Boileau...
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A New Guide to Blenheim Palace, the Seat of the Duke of Marlborough

William Eccles (Bookseller) - 1852 - 108 pages
...whose real or supposed failing in this respect, gave occasion to the well-known caustic couplet, " Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." It is to be regretted that censure should be so generally indiscriminating, and that works of merit...
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The British Gazetteer, Political, Commercial, Ecclesiastical, and Historical ...

Benjamin Clarke - 1852 - 820 pages
...very considerable celebrity in their day, and, as a witticism, they are not so much amiss. He said, " Lie heavy on him Earth ! for He . Laid many a heavy load on Thee." The building may be somewhat too heavy when viewed merely as a domestic dwelling, but when considered...
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History in ruins, letters

George Godwin - 1853 - 246 pages
...an original genius, and paid the penalty for that crime by being lampooned and abused in epigrams. " Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee," — wrote one. " Lo ! What huge heaps of littleness around, The whole a laboured quarry above ground,"...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1854 - 338 pages
...Vanbrugh, its architect, and Dr. Evans, the Oxford epigrammatist, has embodied the charge in the lines, " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee."] " The two statues of the Gladiator pugnans and Gladiator mtirieru. Unwater'd see the drooping sea-horse...
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Art: its constitution and capacities, popularly considered, being the 1st of ...

Edward Young - 1854 - 116 pages
...Pope's epitaph, 1 as a man of genius, who possessed the esthetic instinct, and could look beyond the 1 " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thec." limits of a pair of compasses. I wish I could say as mflch for the " line and rule" men who...
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The rambler in Worcestershire, or Stray notes on churches and ..., Volume 3

John Noake - 1854 - 450 pages
...invoked in the epitaph made on Sir J. Yanbrugh, an architect of the early part of the last century — " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." To those good quiet souls who scarcely ever stir from their own parish, a journey from our brick and...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1855 - 786 pages
...of the exposure. — Professor FKISHIE. SYLLEPSIS. § 607. SYLLEPSIS, from the Greek <7vAA?p/>£?, taken together, is a trope by which a word is taken...according to the sense of the writer. 1. Lie heavy cm him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on tliee. — Epitaph on a bad Architect. 2. " And hope...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 4; Volume 35

1855 - 532 pages
...that others may read it, and weep as well as thon." ON SIR J. VAITBUROH, DRAMATIST AND ARCHITECT. " Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." ON A LADY. " Lie lightly on her, Earth, Her step was light on thee." " Lay light the turf on Jamie's...
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