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" No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, ' No storied urn nor animated bust ;' This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. "
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ... - Page 155
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The Works of Robert Burns: General correspondence, including pieces of ...

Robert Burns - 1806 - 506 pages
...16th October, 1774. No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied urn nor animated burst,'' This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. On the other side of the Stone is as follows : " By special grant of the Managers to Robert Burns,...
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The Works of Robert Fergusson: To which is Prefixed, a Sketch of the Author ...

Robert Fergusson - 1807 - 378 pages
...now to be seen, a plain, yet splendid, mark of the generosity of Burns's character, '? No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied urn nor...Scotia's way, " To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust *." If Fergusson had lived only a few days longer than he did, the aspect of his life would most probably...
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Works: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Robert Fergusson - 1807 - 378 pages
...splendid, mark of the generosity of Burns's character. S* No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, u No storied urn nor animated bust, " This simple stone...Scotia's way, " To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust *." If Fergusson had lived only a few days longer than he did, the aspect of his life would most probably...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - 1808 - 330 pages
...LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET, Born September 5th, 1751— Died 16th October, 17'• I, No sculpturM marble here, nor pompous lay, ' No storied urn nor...Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. TO MISS CRUIKSH4NKS, A VERY YOUNG LADY. WRITTEN ON THE BLANK LEAF OP A BOOK, PRESENTED TO HER BY THE...
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The poetical works of Robert Ferguson, with his life, Volume 1

Robert Fergusson - 1812 - 292 pages
...the generosity of Burns's character. On the Tornl is engraved the following Epitaph. " No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied urn nor...way, " To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust." THE SCOTTISH POET. On th» reverse side of the slonc, is the following Inscription : " By special grant...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1813 - 506 pages
...LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET. Born, September 5th, 1751— Died, 1 6th October, 1774. No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied urn nor...Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. On the other side of the Stone is as follows : " By special grant of the Managers to Robert Burns,...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 306 pages
...FERGUSSON. HERE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSOX, POET. Born September S, 1751— Died October 16, 1774. J\O ecnlptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, ' No storied urn, nor animated bust,' This simple stone directs poor Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust. TO HISS CRUIKSHAKKS, A TERY YOUNG LADY....
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson: in Two Parts. To which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Robert Fergusson - 1815 - 348 pages
...Fergnsson in the Canongate Church yard, and inscribed on it the following epitaph, " No sculptur'd marble here nor pompous lay, " No storied urn nor...way, " To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust." Had his life been spared to a more mature ago much might have been expected from his early and afdent...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 714 pages
...October, 17',-.. No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied urn, nor animated buat," This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust. On the other side of the stone is as follows: " By special grant of the managers to Ro" bert Burns,...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821 - 438 pages
...He was bom in 16S6, and died in 1758. No sculptured marble here, no pompous lay, No stoned urn, no animated bust! This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust ! Though herethou'rt buried, worthy ALLAN, We'll ne'er forget thce, canty Callan ; For while thy soul...
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