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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 poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1859 - 738 pages
...follows : — "HERB LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET. Born, September 5th, 1751— Died, 16th October 1774. No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, ' No storied...bust ;' This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way 17* XLIII. TO THE EARL OF GLENCAIRN. [EDINBURGH, February 1707.] MY LORD, — I wanted to purchase...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 634 pages
...over whose ashes Burns, out of his scanty means, erected a monument on which was inscribed : — " No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay — ' No storied urn, nor animated bust:1 This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour lier sorrows o'er her Poet's dust ! " (Cheers.)...
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The Scottish Nation: Or The Surnames, Families, Literature ..., Volume 2

William Anderson - 1862 - 806 pages
...led him, in 1787, to erect one at his own expense, with the following inscription : " 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." One of Fergnsson's early associates of the name of Bnrnct, belonging, it is understood, to the Burnets...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1863 - 328 pages
...FERGUSSON. HERE 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. VERSES UNDER THE PORTRAIT OF FERGUSSON. The keen sympathy felt by Burns for Fergusson was expressed...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1863 - 332 pages
...FERGUSSON. HERE LIES ROBERT EERGUSSON, 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. VERSES UNDER THE PORTRAIT OF FERGUSSON. The keen sympathy felt by Burns for Fergusson was expressed...
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The poems of Robert Burns. (Bell and Daldy's pocket vols.).

Robert Burns - 1863 - 440 pages
...FERGtBSON. " Here lies Robert Fergusson, Poet, Born, September 5th, 1751— Died, 16th October, 1774." j|0 sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, "No storied...Scotia's way, To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust. A GRACE BEFORE DINNER. THOU, who kindly dost provide For every creature's want ! We bless Thee, God...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1864 - 380 pages
...FERGCSSON. HERE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSOJT, POET. BOHX, SEPTEMBER 5TH, 1751 J DIED, 16TH OCTOBER, 1774. ~\rO sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied...Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust VERSES UNDER THE PORTRAIT OF FERGUSSON. on ungrateful man, that can be pleased, ^ And yet can starve...
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The British Poets, Volume 2

1865 - 342 pages
...FERGUSSON. HERE 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. VERSES UNDER THE PORTRAIT OF FERGUSSON. The keen sympathy felt by Burns for Fergusson was expressed...
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Old and modern Edinburgh: a historical sketch

1865 - 396 pages
...follows :— " HERE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET. " Born September 5th, 1751.—Died 161L October, 1774. " No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, ' No storied...Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust." A few years since, this stone having fallen into decay, and become displaced, it was restored by subscription,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1865 - 336 pages
...FERGUSSON. HERE 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. VERSES UNDER THE PORTRAIT OF FERGUSSON. The keen sympathy felt by Burns for Fergusson was expressed...
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