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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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New Monthly Magazine, Volum 5

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 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 ou thee." * The thought of being married to death is not uncommon in the Greek and Latin writers. There...
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The steam-boat companion, from Queenhithe to Richmond, and on to Hampton ...

Steam boat companion - 1824 - 197 sider
...towers, where'one had been sufficient, was a proof of his folly and extravagant redundancy. HIS EPITAPH. Lie heavy on him Earth, for He, Laid many a heavy load on thee. We are now opposite another very heavy mass of building, apparently situated in a sickly swamp, and...
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Supplemental volume to the works of Alexander Pope; containing a ...

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 195 sider
...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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