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Bøker Bok 4150 av 180Vanbrugh , 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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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830, Volum 3

John Genest - 1832
...the Duke of Marlborough &c. — his buildings were in general so heavy, that a wag said of him — " Lie heavy on him earth, for he " Laid many a heavy load on thee." Feb. 10. Provoked Husband 27th time successively. 1 6. Love in several Masques. Wisemore = Mills :...
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The year book of daily recreation and information

William Hone - 1832
...jumble of brick and mortar, thought of its worthy architect, and tins apt epitaph upon him : — " Lie heavy on him Earth ! — for he Laid many a heavy load on thee !" Nor could I forget that reasonaUr wish of the ancient ethnicks, which gi«* it so much point —...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

------ Clarke - 1834
...and others, his fame as an architect bids fair to become equally durable. The epigrammatic epitaph : Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on the«; has been repeated by innumerable lips ; but how few of those, who have chuckled over the couplet,...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volum 4

1835
...massive construction, that the following linee are said tu be inscribed on his monumental tablet : " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on the«." Ir. must be observed, in modern buildings, that, deviating from the prescriptive styles and...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volum 3

1838
...than the spiteful epigram of Dr. Evans, which is likely to outlive the most elaborate criticism : " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. " But with the architectural merits or demerits of Vanbrugh, we have nothing to do here, beyond the...
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The Satires of Juvenal and Persius: From the Texts of Ruperti and Orellius ...

Juvenal - 1839 - 537 sider
...Pers. i. 37 sqq. PR. And the well-known epigram on Sir John Vanbrugh, the architect of Blenheim ; " Lie heavy on him, earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." 208. The ancients used to strew fragrant nosegays, annually, on the tombs of their departed friends,...
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Collections Illustrative of the Geology, History, Antiquities, and ...

1841 - 255 sider
...ponderous tomb, erected apparently in the spirit which dictated those lines on Sir John Vanburgh : — " Lie heavy on him earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee ! " On the upper part of this monument is a small escutcheon charged with three pheons ; " the inscription...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1841 - 1645 sider
...jumble of brick and mortar, thought of its worthy architect, and this apt epitaph upon him : — " Lie heavy on him Earth ! — for he Laid many a heavy load on tliee !" Nor could I forget that reasonable wish of the ancient elhnicks, which gives it so much point...
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Visits to Remarkable Places: Old Halls, Battlefields and Scenes Illustrative ...

William Howitt - 1842
...he had never built worse than in this instance, he could not have deserved the sarcastic epitaph — Lie heavy on him Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. This was light, airy, and graceful. It was an Italian palace, with all its native beauty and amplitude,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volum 53

1843
...as " the fairest ornaments." He finishes this admiThe reader will remember the supposed epitaph, " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." rable discourse with the following eloquent passage : — " It is allowed on all hands, that facts...
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