« ZurückWeiter »
54. In Westminster Abbey. By
Dr Johnson. ( Continued from p. 728.)
Poetae, Physici, Historici, 52. Virtuti Sacrum.
Qui nullum fere scribendi genus Johanni Rainoldo, S. Theologiae D.
Non tetigit. Eruditione, Pietate, Integritate, hujus Nullum quod tegit non ornavit Collegii Pres. qui obiit Maii. 21. A.
Sive Risus essent movendi 1607. Aetatis suae 58. Johannes Spen.
Sive Lacrymae. cer, Auditor, Successor, Virtutum &
Affectuum potens at lenis Dominator Sanctitatis admirator, h. e, amoris ergo
Ingenio sublimis-Viridus Versatilis posuit.
Oratione grandis nitidus vedustus
Hoc Monumentum Memoriam coluit 53. On a monument erected by
Sodalium Amor two English Ladies (refugees) in the
Natus Hibernia Forniae Lonfordiensis
In loco cui Nomen Pallas
Nov. XXIX. MDCCXXXI.
April 1v. MDCCLXXIV.
55. In the Cordeliers' Church, at 2557. aeta Reg. 45.
Cologne. On Duns Scotus.
Scotia me .genuit, Anglia, me susce,
pit, Gallia me docuit, Colognia me
56. By Cowper.
to thee? D. Joan Moubray, Baronis quae sereniss, What-whether base or proud, my peMARIA STUART, Regina Scot, à cubicu. digree? lis nuptui data Gilberto Curlé, qui ann.
Perhaps I far surpass'd all other menamplius xx, à secretis Reg. fuerat unaq. Perhaps I fell below them all-what sine querela ann. xxiv. vixerunt liber..
then ? osq. octo susturler, sex coelo transcrip
Suffice it, stranger! that thou seest a tis Jacobus Socie. Jesu sesse Madriti
tomb, aggregavit in Hispag. Hipolytus na
Thou know'st its use it hides-no tu Minor in Gallo Belg. Societ. Jesu,
matter whom. Prov, ad scribi Christi militiae voluit
57. In Westminster Abbey. By Dr hic mvestus cum lacrymis optimae
S. T. P. Regi Carolo II. A Sacris commutavit.
Vir prope Divinus et vere Magnus, si Item. Elisab. Curlae amitae ereadem Pietas, Probitas, Fides, summa Eruditio,
quid magni habent nob. Curleor stirpe Mariae quoq. Re
par Modestia, ginae a cubiculus octo annis vincurlo
Mores sanctissimi undequaque et suafidae Sociae qui moriens ultimum tulit
vissimi suavium perpetuo caelibi moribusq. cas.
Geometriae Professor Londini Gresha. tiss. ac pientissimae Hypolitus Curle Fa.
mensis, , tris ejus F. hoc monum grati animi
Graecae linguae et Matheseos apud pietatisq. ergo lib. mer posuit. Haec
Cantabrigiencis suos. ultimum vitae diem clausit-anno Domi.
Cathedras omnes, Ecciesian, Gentem, 10 M.DC.XX. aetat Lx, die xxix. Mai.
ornavit. Requiescant in pace. Amen. Collegium S. S. Trinitatis-Praeses illus,
travit, November 1809.
Factis Bibliothecae vere Regiae funda. Aut in reconditis sapientiae studiis illo mentis auxit.
subtilios extitit Opes, Honores, et universum vitae am. Aut humanioribus literis limatior, bitum,
Egregiis cum dotibus naturae fum, Ad majora natus non contempsit, sed
doctrinae praeditus. reliquit seculo.
Insuper accedebant Deum quem a teneris coluit, cum pri. In sententiis, vera ac perfecta eloquen. mus imitatus et
tia, Paucissimis egendo, benefaciendo quam In sermone,
facetiarum lepus, plurimus
Atticus, Etiam posteris, quibus vel mortous con Ex gravitate insuper aspersa urbanitas; cionari nondesinit
In moribus singularis quaedam Cetera et pene majora ex scriptis peti
integritas et fides ;
Vitae denique ratio constaps sibi, et ad
virtutis normam diligenter
Omnibus qui vel amico essent eo,
vel magistro usi Monumentum hoc Amici possuere. Doctrinae, ingenii, virtutis justum 58. On Captain Grenville : by Lord
Lubita eheu, atque immatura morte
correptus, Ye weeping Muses, Graces, Virtues !
Prid. Id. Septemb. tell
Anno Domini MDCC,LXXI.
Aetat, suae 41.
Phillips! whose touch harmonious
could remove truth, Such ripen'd wisdom in the bloom of
The pangs of guilty pow'r and hapless
love, youth! So mild, so gentle, so compos’d a mind, Find here that calm thou gav’st so oft
Rest here, distrest by poverty no more, To such heroic warmth and courage
before ; join'd! He too, like Sidney,nürs’d in Learning's Sleep undisturb’d within this peaceful
shrine, arms, For nobler war forsook her softer Till angels wake thee with a note like charms;
thine. Like him, possess’d of ev'ry pleasing art, The secret wish of ev'ry female's heart;
61. On Rubens : by Chevalier Bal. Like him cut off in youthful glory's pride,
lust. He unrepining for his country dy'd.
Ipsa suos Iris, dedit ipsa Aurora colo59. At Harrow on the Hill, said to res, be written by Dr Parr,
Nox, umbras, Titan, lumiga clara
Das tu Rubenius vitam, mentemque fie
guris, Col. Regal. apud Cantab, olim socius,
Et per te vivit lumen, & umbra,
Quid te, Rubeni, nigro mors funere
volvit? Ingenium natura peracre, optimarum
Vivit, victa tuo, picta colore rubet.
Scaligeri quod Reliquum.
* 63. On Mary Q. of Scots. Etiam, nunc. tvetyr. atque. ornat.
Praestantissimum. hync, virvm. Regibus orta, auxi Reges, Reginaqu
Com. a. provincia. Bengala. vixi:
Vbi ivdicis, integevrimi. mvnvs. Ter nupta, et tribus orba viris, tria Reg.
Per, decennivm, abierat. na reliqui.
Reditvm. in. patriam. meditatvr Gallus opes, Scotus cunas,
Ingrventis, morbi. vis. oppressit. sepulcrum.
IX. KAL. Iun. A. C. MDCCLXXXIII.
ÆT. XLVIII. 64. Written by Sir William Jones,
Vt. quibus, in. aedibus. and intended for himself.
Ipse, olim, socius, inclarvisset. Here was deposited,
In. iisdem, memoria. eivs. potissimum. the mortal part of a man,
Honorarivm. hoc. monvmentvm. who feared God, but not death ; and maintained independance ;
Anna. Maria. filia, Jonathan. Shipley.
Conivgi, suo. B.M.
66. In the collegial church de Notre none above him, but the wise and vir
Dame, Courtray, Austrian Flanders. tuous : who loved
Monumentum his parents, kindred, friends, country,
Rogerii Braye with an ardour,
Hujus Ecclesiae Canonici which was the chief source of
Quem all his pleasures, and all his pains ;
Munificium Domus Domini cultoran and who having devoted
Archiva Capituli his life to their service,
Tabulaque huic altari doneta and to
testantur. the improvement of his mind,
Obiit xxvII Octobris M.D.Ç. XXXII. resigned it calmly,
R. J. P.
Hic: jacet: Johannes Macfingone : day of
Abbas de Li : qui obiit, anno M. D.cuin the year of our blessed Redeemer,
jus animo propicietur altissimus. A.
meu, One Thousand Seven Hundred
68. In the nunnery of I-Colm-Kill. 65. In the anti-chamber to the Uni
Sancta Maria, ora prome. versity College, Oxford.
Hic jacet Domina Anna Donaldi FerleM. S.
ti filia, quondam prioressa de Jona, GULIELMI. JONES. EQVITIS. AVRATI quae obiit, anno ximo. cujus aniQui. clarum, in. literis. nomen. a patre. mam (altissimo) commendamus. acceptum.
69. Magna. cumvlavit. Gloria. Ingenivm. in. illo. erat. scientiarvm. Here lies Richard Howkins, who out omnium capax.
of his store Disciplinisque. optimis, diligentissime. Gave Twenty good shillings for the excyltum.
use of the poor, Erat. indoles, ad. virtvtem. eximia. Upon condition his body should ne'er Et, in. ivstitia. libertate, religione, be removed, vindicanda,
Until the appearing of our dearly Be-
70. On the wall of the church of promoverat.
Earlstown, Berwickshire : On the Id. omne. scriptis. svis. immortalibys. family of Sir Thomas Learmont.
Auld Rhymer's race
And some that love her more, as if urLies in this place.
Bedew'd with tears the white wreath 71. In St. Mary Saviour's.
on their breast;
But she is gone, and dwells in that aHere lies William Emerson.
bode, Who lived and died an hoaest man.
Where some of every clime shall joy in
God, 72. Heré lie two loving brothers side by 6. In the chapel of St Louis, Genoa. side,
D. O. M. In one day buried, and in one died.
Josepho Duci, de Bouffleris 73. On Wigandus, by himself.
Franciae Pari In Christo vixi, murior, vivoque : Wi
Quod gandus, Do sordes morti, caetera, Christe, tibi.
A Ludovico xv. Regiae voluntati
arbiter 74. In the chancel church of Ingat
confirmaverit of the Hyde,
Ingruentes Terra Marique hostes F. R. S. and S. A.
Veteribus refectis novis adjectis Died Sept. ix. MDCCCIV. aged LXXXIV.
Propagnaculis continuerit In testimony of friendship and gratitude
Reipublicae Libertatem this monument is erected
Impensa inter labores vita by John Disney, D.D. F. S. A.
Sustinuerit 75. In Chesterton church-yard, by
Propugnatori amantissimo the ! je Alderman Ind, of Cam
quam vitae, non potuit
Nominis Immortalitatem bridge.
77. In the church-yard, of St. DunDaughter of Gustavus Vasa, the Afri.
stan's, Stepney. She died July 21. 1807.
Here lieth the body of Daniel Saul, Aged 4 years.
Spitalfield's weaver; and that's all. Should simple village rhymes attract 68. On the Marquis of Granby. Stranger, as thoughtfully thou passest Of courage, honour, charity, the by,
boast, Know that there.lies below this humble Was noble GRANBY_and though early stone
lost, A child of colour, haply not thine own. Though early mingled with the ho. Her father, born of Afric's sun-burnt
nour'd dead, race,
Each muse a tear upon his hearse shall Torn from his native fields-ah! foul
Shall strive the memory of his worth to Thru' various toils at length to Britain save, came,
Shall paint with laurels his distinguish'd Espous’d, as heaven ordain'd, an Eng grave. lish dame,
79. On an Irishman,-a Cornish And follow'd Christ; their hope two infants dear,
beggar, by Mr Carew of Cornwall. But one a hapless orphan slumbers here. Here Brawne, the quondam beggar, lies, To bury her the village children came, who counted by his tale And dropp'd choice fowers, and lisp'd Some sixscore winters and above ; her early fame;
Such virtue is in ale !
Ale was his meat, his drink, his all, manded those squadrons that began the
Ale did his death reprieve, attack; in two several charges he re"And could he still have drank his ale mained unhurt, but in a third, aftermany He had been still alive.
wound received, still valiantly fighting, 80. On Ladislaus IV. King of Hun
he was shot through the head. His dead body was brought off the field by
his brother, at the hazard of his own Romulidae Canras, ego Varnam elade life, and buried there. To his memory noiavi
his mother erects this monument, plaDiscite, mortales, non temerare fidem, cing it near another which her son, Me nisi Pontifices jussissent rumpere when living, used to look upon with foedus,
pleasure, for the worthy meniion it Non ferret Scythium Pannonis ora ju- makes of that great man Edward Earl
of Sandwich, to whom he had the ho. 81. On a monument erected in 1795 nour to be related, and whose heroic
virtues he was ambitious to imitate. at Chichester, to the memory
af Collins the poet: by Mr Hayley.
89. In Westminster Abbey. Ye who the merits of the dead revere, Reader, whoever thou art, let the Who hold misfortune sacred, genius sight of this tomb imprint on thy mind, dear,
that the young and old without distincRegard this tomb, where Collins, hap- tion, leave this world; and therefore less name,
fail not to secure the next. This Lady Solicits kindness with a double claim. was only daughter and heiress to Hen. Tho'nature gave him, and though sci-. ry. Beaufoy of Guyscliffe, near Warence taught,
wick, by the Hon. Charlotte Lane, el. The fire of fancy, and the reach of dest daughter of George Viscount thought,
Lanesborough. She died July 12. 1705. He pass'd, in madd’ning pain, life's fe
84. In Westminster Abbey. verish dream, While rays of genius only servd to The province of Masachusets bay, in shew
New England, by an order of the great The thickening horror, and exalt his and general court, bearing late Feb.
1, 1759, caused this montent to be Ye walls tliat echo'd to his frantic moan erected to the memory of George Au. Guard the due records of this grateful gustus, Lord Viscount Howe, brigadier stone ;
general of his Majesty's forces in AineStrangers to him, enamour'd of his lays, rica, who was slain July 6.1758, on his This fond memorial to his talents raise; march to Ticonderago, in the 34th For this the ashes of a bard require, year of his age; in testimony of the Who touch'd the tenderest notes of pi. sense they had of his services and milia ty's lyre!
tary virtue, and of the affection their ofWho join'd pure faith to strong poetic ficers and soldiers bore to his compowers,
mand. He lived respected and beloved, Who, in reviewing Reason's lucid hours, the public regretted his loss; to his faSought on one book his troubled mind mily it is irreparable.
to rest, And rightly deem'd the Book of God 85. In the Church-yard at Uxbridge. best.
Sacred to the memory of 82. In Westminster Abbey.
JOHN Rich, Esq,
Who died, Nov. 26. 1761,
aged 69 years.
ng himself, and never more himself Distress never failed to find reliei in than when he looked an enemy in
his bounty, the face. At the glorious battle of Unfortunate merit a Refuge in his Blenheim, Ann. Dom. 1704, he com.