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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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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 228 pages
...was laid with this inscription upon it, by Burns : — " No sculptured marble here, nor pompous l»y, No storied urn, nor animated bust ; This simple stone...Scotia's way, To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust" Burns was now meditating a return to his home. He had been in Edinburgh morjr than five months. His...
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Notes and Queries

1887 - 678 pages
...to Robert Fergusson, the poet : — No sculptured marble here , nor pompous lay, No storied urn or animated bust. This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dut*t. M. DAMANT. RICHARD CROMWELL. — One of the difficulties Richard Cromwell had to contend with...
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1898 - 712 pages
...:— born 5 Sept., 1751, and died 16 Oct., 1774. Here lies Robert Fergusson, poet, No pageant bearings here nor pompous lay, No storied urn nor animated bust, This simple stone directs old Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er lier poet's dust. From which it will be seen that the poet...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 508 pages
...HERE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET, Born, September 5th, 1751— Died, 16th October, 1774. Koscolptcir'd Marble here, nor pompous lay, '• No storied urn...directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her Poel's dust. On the other tide of the Stone it at follows : " By special grant of the Managers to Robert...
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1887 - 678 pages
...monument to Robert Fergnsson, the poet : — No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, No storied urn or animated bust. This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. M. DAMANT. RICHARD CROMWELL. — One of the difficulties Richard Cromwell had to contend with after...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1851 - 332 pages
...— •HKRE LIES ROBERT FEBGUSSON, POET. Born, September 5th, 1751— Died, 16th October 1774. Jso sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied...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

Robert Fergusson, Alexander Balloch Grosart - 1851 - 480 pages
...immortal successor. On one side of the humble monument is the well-known Epitaph : " 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." The other side bears this inscription : " By special grant of the Managers To ROBERT BURNS, — who...
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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1852 - 336 pages
...5th, 1751—Died, 16th October 1774. No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied uru, nor animated bust; " 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 Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1854 - 342 pages
...follows : — •HEBE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET. Born, September 5th, 1751— Died, 16th October 1774. No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied...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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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 5

Robert Chambers - 1854 - 364 pages
...magistrates to erecta inonu* ment to Fergusson, which he inscribed with the following stanza : — No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied...Scotia's way, To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's diut. JAMES FINLAYSON, DD, FRSE 317 On the teverse of the monument, which is literally a " simple stone,"...
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