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Bøker Bok 7180 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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Impressions of England: Or, Sketches of English Scenery and Society

Arthur Cleveland Coxe - 1856 - 321 sider
...air and light through a grating, lies the architect himself — the truly great Sir Christopher. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee !" But now you come to the circular vault, upheld by massive pillars, and lighted partially from the...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volumer 22-23

1857
...was celebrated for building heavy structures, and consequently this epitaph was composed for him. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he laid Many a heavy load on thee." The seat was presented by Queen Ann, to John, the first and great Duke of Marlborough, for his victory...
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Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and ..., Volum 2

Shearjashub Spooner - 1858
...Whitehall, in 1726. In his character of architect, Dr. Evans bestowed on him the following witty epitaph : " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee " ! ANECDOTE OF THE ENGLISH PAINTER JAMES SEYMOUR. He was employed by the Duke of Somerset, commonly...
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Russell's Magazine, Volum 5

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1859
...epitaph was made, in caustic allusion to hissupposed leaning to the heavy style in architecture. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." Certainly there are stirring associations connected with Blenheim. But were I an Englishman I do not...
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Russell's Magazine, Volum 5

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1859
...epitaph was made, in caustic allusion to hissupposed leaning to the heavy style in architecture. " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on tliec." Certainly there are stirring associations connected with Bleiihi'im. But were I an Englishman...
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The wits and beaux of society, by Grace and Philip Wharton, Volum 1

Katherine Thomson - 1860
...houses,' and Dr. Evans to write this epitaph for the builder — A GOOD WIT, AND A BAD ARCHITECT. 121 ' Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee,' Sarah haggled over ' seven-pence halfpenny a bushel :' Van retorted by calling her ' stupid and troublesome,'...
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A New Guide to Blenheim: The Seat of the Duke of Marlborough

William Eccles (Bookseller) - 1861 - 87 sider
...and, 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 ^discriminating, and that works1 t>f merit...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1861
...a long anticipation) that weu-known comic epitaph, writ for a preceding architectural knight — " Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee" — to the shoulders of the designers of Oxford and Dublin Museums, and other elegancies, we shall...
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History, Opinions, and Lucubrations, of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq: From the ...

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1861 - 304 sider
...ridiculed for their ponderous hugeness. The close of Dr. Evan's epitaph upon him is well known : — " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." When he was made Clarencieux King-at-arms, Swift said he might now 'build houses.' The secret of this...
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THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETY

GRACE AND PHILIP WHARTON - 1861
...emptied quarries, rather than built houses," and Dr. Evans to write this epitaph for the builder — "Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee," Sarah haggled over " seven-pence halfpenny a bushel :" Van retorted by calling her " stupid and troublesome,"...
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