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Bøker Bok 6170 av 178Vanbrugh , 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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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 659 sider
...be otherwise than what the words impart, and construe them according to the sense of the writer. 1. Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. — Epitaph on a bad Architect. 2. " And hope shall revive again, and brighter and warmer than the...
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A New Guide to Blenheim Palace, the Seat of the Duke of Marlborough

William Eccles (bookseller.) - 1852 - 91 sider
...whose real or supposed failing in this respect, gave occasion to the well-known caustic couplet, " Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." It is to be regretted that censure should be so generally indiscriminating, and that works of merit...
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The British Gazetteer, Political, Commercial, Ecclesiastical, and Historical ...

Benjamin Clarke - 1852
...very considerable celebrity in their day, and, as a witticism, they are not so much amiss. He said, " Lie heavy on him Earth ! for He . Laid many a heavy load on Thee." The building may be somewhat too heavy when viewed merely as a domestic dwelling, but when considered...
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History in ruins, letters

George Godwin - 1853
...an original genius, and paid the penalty for that crime by being lampooned and abused in epigrams. " Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee," — wrote one. " Lo ! What huge heaps of littleness around, The whole a laboured quarry above ground,"...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers

Alexander Pope - 1854
...Vanbrugh, its architect, and Dr. Evans, the Oxford epigrammatist, has embodied the charge in the lines, " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee."] " The two statues of the Gladiator pugnans and Gladiator mtirieru. Unwater'd see the drooping sea-horse...
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The rambler in Worcestershire, or Stray notes on churches and ..., Volum 3

John Noake - 1854
...invoked in the epitaph made on Sir J. Yanbrugh, an architect of the early part of the last century — " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." To those good quiet souls who scarcely ever stir from their own parish, a journey from our brick and...
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Art: its constitution and capacities, popularly considered, being the 1st of ...

Edward Young - 1854
...Pope's epitaph, 1 as a man of genius, who possessed the esthetic instinct, and could look beyond the 1 " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thec." limits of a pair of compasses. I wish I could say as mflch for the " line and rule" men who...
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The Old Court Suburb: Or, Memorials of Kensington, Regal, Critical ..., Volum 1

Leigh Hunt - 1855 - 288 sider
...so good, wrote a K 2 jesting epitaph on Sir John, the final couplet of which has become famous : " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." Sir Joshua Reynolds however was of opinion, that Vanbrugh's style was misconstrued," and that it was...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volum 4;Volum 35

D. W Holly, Conrad Swackhamer - 1855
...that others may read it, and weep as well as thon." ON SIR J. VAITBUROH, DRAMATIST AND ARCHITECT. " Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." ON A LADY. " Lie lightly on her, Earth, Her step was light on thee." " Lay light the turf on Jamie's...
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Palæstra musarum; or, Materials for translation into Greek verse, selected ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1856
...end. . 746. Two parts of us successively command : The tongue in peace, but then in war the hand. 747. Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. 748. Each must in virtue strive for to excel : That man lives twice who lives the first life well....
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