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" 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 Some Distinguished Persons, Chiefly of the Present and Two ... - Side 340
av William Seward - 1796
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volum 85,Del 1

1815
...underwent a striking transformation, and became, in a manner, a new school in art: one man aloue " Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." It may be remarked that Sir John was not so bigoted to the creations of his own brain, but that throughout...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1824
...sublimity. The heaviness that pervades the buildings erected by him gave rise to the well-known couplet: Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Still it is generally admitted, that he succeeded more than any other architect in forming a general...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volum 13

1816
...upon. — Death lies on her like an untimely fhow'r Upon the fweeteft flow'r of all the iield. Shak. Lie heavy on him, earth ; for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Epitaph on Vanbrugh. 3. To be repofitcd in the grave. — All the kingb of the nations lit in glory,...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volum 9

1820
...their ancestors ?" In his character of architect, Dr Evans bestowed on him the following epitaph :— Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Blenheim, and Castle Howard, are amongst his greatest and best works ; and let no one, who has not...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volum 9

Walter Scott - 1820
...their ancestors ?" In his character of architect, Dr Evans bestowed on him the following epitaph : — Lie heavy on him, Earth ' for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Blenheim, and Castle Howard, are amongst his greatest and best works ; and let no one, who has not...
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The Picture of England: Or, Historical and Descriptive Delineations ..., Volum 2

James Norris Brewer - 1820
...himself a poet, and therefore possessed numerous enemies amongst the wits. Those sharply-pointed lines, " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for He " Laid many a heavy load on Tbee," have proved more injurious to his reputation as an architect, than all the animadversions of...
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The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1824
...sublhnity. The heaviness that pervades the buildings erected by him gave rise to the well-known couplet: Lie heavy on him, Earth! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. Still it is generally admitted, that he succeeded more than any other architectinforming a general...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volum 4

1822
...prayer, in the epigram on Sir John Vanbrugh, in allusion to the ponderous character of his edifices — " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." * The thought of being married to death is not uncommon in the Greek and Latin writers. There is another...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volum 4

1822
...prayer, in the epigram on Sir John Vanbrugh, in allusion to the ponderous character of his edifices — " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." * The thought of being married to death is not uncommon in the Greek and Latin writers. There is another...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1822
...beauties, cumbrous and inelegant in detail. Swift's epigram on this artist is pretty generally known:— ' Lie heavy on him, earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load cm thee.' Yet Castle Howard and Blenheim will keep alive the name and memory of Vanbrugh among those...
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