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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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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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The Monthly magazine, Volum 28

Monthly literary register - 1809
...beauty of symmetry ; for, to its builder, the wellknown lines may, with justice, be applied : •' Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." There is less appearance of desolation in tins town, and more of cultivation in its vicinity, than...
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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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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of England: From the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1846 - 476 sider
...it in too heavy a style ; and this caused the mock epitaph on him to be received with much favour : Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. But many consider the criticism unjust. James the First, ascended the British throne. His mature age,...
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The Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1846
...of Vanbrugh, the architect of Blenheim-house, in allusion to his heavy style of architecture, — " Lie heavy on him earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." i> Things are light or weighty merely by comparison ; massive and heavy are St. Paul's and St. Peter's,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volum 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis - 1847
...peculiar to France. Witness the well-known epitaph on the famous architect, Sir Christopher Wren : ' LIB heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on ihee.' And that on an equally famous, though it would seem less useful character : ' HERE lieth Sir...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events : St. Paul's to St ..., Volum 2

Leigh Hunt - 1848
...are ridiculed for their ponderous hugeness. The close of Dr. Evans's epitaph upon him is well known : Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. * See State Trials, ut supra, 'Egerton's Memoirs of Mrs. Oldfield;' ' Swift's Great and Mean Figures,"...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. ...

Leigh Hunt - 1848 - 312 sider
...are ridiculed for their ponderous hugeness. The close of Dr. Evans'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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Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the ..., Volum 2

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1849
...Whitehall Mareh 26, 1726. In his character of arehitect, Dr. Evans bestowed on him this epitaph, " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thec." 4 1 One of those singularly-constructed houses is called the Bastile, but Mr. D'Israeli has...
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Neues allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon, Volum 13

G. K. Nagler - 1850 - 604 sider
...noch andere ehrenvolle Stellen. Er starb zu Whitehall 1720. Dr. Evans verfertigte seine Grabschrift: Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on t her! (Lieg' schwer auf ihm, Erde, denn er legte manche schwere Last auf dich. ) Im Vitruvius Brittanicus...
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