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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 Old Court Suburb Or, Memorials of Kensington: Regal, Critical ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1855 - 326 pages
...so good, wrote a K 2 jesting epitaph on Sir John, the final couplet of which has become famous : " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." Sir Joshua Reynolds however was of opinion, that Vanbrugh's style was misconstrued," and that it was...
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Palæstra musarum; or, Materials for translation into Greek verse, selected ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1856 - 384 pages
...end. . 746. Two parts of us successively command : The tongue in peace, but then in war the hand. 747. Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. 748. Each must in virtue strive for to excel : That man lives twice who lives the first life well....
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Impressions of England: Or, Sketches of English Scenery and Society

Arthur Cleveland Coxe - 1856 - 366 pages
...air and light through a grating, lies the architect himself — the truly great Sir Christopher. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee !" But now you come to the circular vault, upheld by massive pillars, and lighted partially from the...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volumes 22-23

1857 - 834 pages
...was celebrated for building heavy structures, and consequently this epitaph was composed for him. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he laid Many a heavy load on thee." The seat was presented by Queen Ann, to John, the first and great Duke of Marlborough, for his victory...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1858 - 424 pages
...victims of the exposure. — Professor FEISBIE. SYLLEPSIS. § 468. SYLLEPSIS, from the Greek sullepsis, taken together, is a trope by which a word is taken...of the writer. 1. Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he f - Laid many a heavy load on tbee. — Epitaph on a bad Architect, 2. "And hope shall revive again,...
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Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and ..., Volume 2

Shearjashub Spooner - 1858 - 336 pages
...Whitehall, in 1726. In his character of architect, Dr. Evans bestowed on him the following witty epitaph : " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee " ! ANECDOTE OF THE ENGLISH PAINTER JAMES SEYMOUR. He was employed by the Duke of Somerset, commonly...
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Russell's Magazine, Volume 5

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1859 - 610 pages
...epitaph was made, in caustic allusion to hissupposed leaning to the heavy style in architecture. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." Certainly there are stirring associations connected with Blenheim. But were I an Englishman I do not...
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Russell's Magazine, Volume 5

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1859 - 610 pages
...epitaph was made, in caustic allusion to hissupposed leaning to the heavy style in architecture. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on tliec." Certainly there are stirring associations connected with Bleiihi'im. But were I an Englishman...
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The wits and beaux of society, by Grace and Philip Wharton, Volume 1

Katherine Thomson - 1860 - 376 pages
...houses,' and Dr. Evans to write this epitaph for the builder — A GOOD WIT, AND A BAD ARCHITECT. 121 ' Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee,' Sarah haggled over ' seven-pence halfpenny a bushel :' Van retorted by calling her ' stupid and troublesome,'...
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University Magazine: A Literary and Philosophic Review, Volume 58

1861 - 816 pages
...a long anticipation) that weu-known comic epitaph, writ for a preceding architectural knight — " Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee" — to the shoulders of the designers of Oxford and Dublin Museums, and other elegancies, we shall...
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