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Bøker Bok 3140 av 176Vanbrugh , and is a good example of his heavy though imposing style (*Lie heavy on...
" 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. "
Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present and Two Preceding ... - Side 304
av William Seward - 1798
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Supplemental volume to the works of Alexander Pope; containing a ...

Alexander Pope - 1825
...other is an epitaph for Sir John Vanbrugh, noticed by Walpole for his " inclination to ponderosity :" Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on time ! of this month, & now I find you are got safe to Chiswick, I may perhaps be more frequent & more...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and ..., Volum 3

1826
...Hia profession, as an architect, is whimsically alluded to in the following epitaph on his death:— Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee I" D STAGE DIRECTIONS. The Conductors of this work print no Plays but those which they have seen acted....
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The Classical Journal, Volum 35

1827
...Vanbrugh, has been traced to a modern Latin poem by Pierre Juste Sautel, entitled, " Culicis Exequiae :" Lie heavy on him, earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee, , Fcrlur apis trémulo dixisse loquacula bombo, Huic sis, terra, levis; nam fuit iste tibi. Sautel,...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volum 18

Great Britain. Parliament - 1828
...merit in his day; but remarkable more for the ponderosity than the elegance of his structures — " Lay heavy on him, Earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." Neither would he take up the time of the House in eulogising that establishment, whose loyalty, and...
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Winter evenings at college, a description of the manners [&c.] of the ...

Benjamin Thomas H. Cole - 1829
...quitted. This notion is happily alluded to, in an epitaph designed for an illustrious architect : ' Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee.' " " It is still early, Sir," said one of the youths, as Mr. Warner paused ; " and the mourning for...
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The new Scotch haggis; consisiting of pieces connected with Scottish drollery

Scotch haggis - 1829
...be't — now try't yourseT Drink, " reel an' stagger doun to Hell." EPITAPH ON A VERY CORPULENT MAN. Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Honour. The son of a chieftain of the Macgregore, residing on is freehold at Glenorchy, went, in the...
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Church-yard gleanings and epigrammatic scraps, a collection of epitaphs and ...

William Pulleyn - 1829
...?— What was he ? What's that to you ? ON SIR JOHN VANBURGH, THE FAMOUS ARCHITECT AND BUILDER. Lay heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy Load on thee ! IN SAINT SAVIOUR'S SOUTH W ARK, Is the following, under the Grocer*' Arnu: Garret, some cal'd him,...
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A civil and ecclesiastical history of England, to 1829, Volum 2

C. St. George - 1830
...following lines for his epitaph, in allusion ohn's preference of grandeur to elegance in his style >?•• Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. the English were also victorious. Sir George Rook, urn from conveying the archduke Charles to Lisbon,...
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The principles of English composition: illustrated by examples with critical ...

David Booth - 1831 - 351 sider
...prevents the comparison from exciting surprise. In the well-known ' Epitaph upon a bad Architect,' " Lie heavy on him Earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee," the point consists in the two-fold meaning of the word heavy; but, in the musings of Childe Harold...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volum 4

Allan Cunningham - 1831
...by men of classic taste against his fabrics ; and when he died, he exclaimed with the epigram— " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee ! " We must consider, however, that they were worshippers of different gods ; and perhaps the witty...
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