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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 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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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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London and Its Environs: A Practical Guide to the Metropolis and Its Vicinity

1862 - 391 sider
...rector. Sir John Vanbrugh, the play-writer, and architect of Blenheim (the subject of the epigram " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. ") was interred in the family vault under this church. ST. STEPHEN'S, Westminster, stands in Rochester...
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THE NEW AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA: A POPULAR DICTIONARY OF GENERAL KNOWLEGE.

1863
...William Evans, produced the well known couplet, forming the concluding lines to an epitaph on Vanbrugh : Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee. But according to Sir Joshua Reynolds, his designs have great poetic beauty as well as invention. His...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Volum 1

Robert Chambers - 1862
...beautiful church of St Stephen's, Waibrook, Dr Evans, alluding to Vanbrugh's massive style, wrote : • Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee.' A ZEALOUS FKIEND OF ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL. On the 26th of March 1630, being Midlent Sunday, a remarkable...
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Dutton, Allen, & co.'s directory & gazetteer of the counties of Oxon, Berks ...

Dutton, Allen and co - 1863
...character, which gave occasion to tiiojeu-d'etprit, composed as an epitaph for the architect — " Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." The Duke did not live to see the completion of his palatial residence, but it was finished by the Duchess,...
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Man, Or, The Old and New Philosophy: Being Notes and Facts for the Curious ...

Bourchier Wrey Savile - 1863 - 296 sider
...well-known epitaph on Sir John Vanbrugh, the builder of Blenheim and other weighty erections — " Lie heavy on him, Earth ! for he Laid many a heavy load on thee " — * Compare "the look" which the old Zuluander gave isnop Coleuso, as described at Chapter IV.,...
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Black's Guide to London and Its Environs

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1863 - 379 sider
...rector. Sir John Vanbrugh, the play-writer, and architect of Blenheim (the subject of the epigram " Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee.") was interred in the family vault under this church. ST. STEPHEN'S, Westminster, stands in Rochester...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volum 16

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1863
...William Evans, produced the well known couplet, forming the concluding lines to an epitaph on Vaubrugh : Lie heavy on him. Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thec. But according to Sir Joshua Reynolds, his designs have great poetic beauty as well as invention....
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Mrs. Jones's Evening Party

Edmund Routledge - 1864 - 156 sider
...cash you are in want of any, Dig ten feet deep and you will find a Penny." On a bad architect : — "Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee." A husband writes of his " better" half thus : — " Here rests my spouse ; no pair through life So...
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