Epitaphiana: or, The curiosities of churchyard literature, a miscellaneous collection of epitaphs, with an intr. by W. Fairley

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Seite 2 - PROTEGEE; or, Road, Rail, and •*• River. A Story in Three Books. By HENRY GEORGE CHURCHILL. Crown 8vo., (uniform with "The Mistress of Langdale Hall"), with 14 illustrations by WALLIS MACKAY. Post free, 4s. Second edition. " It is a lengthened and diversified farce, full of screaming fun and comic delineation — a reflection of Dickens, Mrs. Malaprop, and Mr. Boucicault, and dealing with various descriptions of social life. We have read and laughed, pooh-poohed, and read again, ashamed of our...
Seite 98 - Nobles and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior, The son of Adam and of Eve : Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher ? " But, in this case, the old prejudice got the better of the old joke.
Seite 122 - How lov'd, how honour'd once, avails thee not, To whom related, or by whom begot ; A heap of dust alone remains of thee, 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be ! Poets themselves must fall, like those they sung, Deaf the prais'd ear, and mute the tuneful tongue.
Seite 121 - YE, who with warmth the public triumph feel Of talents dignified by sacred zeal, Here, to devotion's bard devoutly just, Pay your fond tribute due to Cowper's dust ! England, exulting in his spotless fame, Ranks with her dearest sons his favourite name.
Seite 108 - HERE continueth to rot The Body of FRANCIS CHARTRES, Who, with an INFLEXIBLE CONSTANCY, and INIMITABLE UNIFORMITY of Life PERSISTED, In spite of AGE and INFIRMITIES, In the Practice of EVERY HUMAN VICE, Excepting PRODIGALITY and HYPOCRISY: His insatiable AVARICE exempted him from the first, His matchless IMPUDENCE from the second.
Seite 64 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Seite 110 - And sluttish plenty deck'd her table. Their beer was strong; their wine was port; Their meal was large ; their grace was short.
Seite 110 - Nor cherished they relations poor ; That might decrease their present store : Nor barn nor house did they repair ; That might oblige their future heir. They neither added nor confounded, They neither wanted nor abounded.
Seite 78 - Farewell, great Painter of mankind, Who reach'd the noblest point of art ; Whose pictur'd morals charm the mind. And through the eye correct the heart. If genius fire thee, reader, stay ; If Nature touch thee, drop a tear : If neither move thee, turn away, For Hogarth's honour'd dust lies here.* * The verses as first written by Mr.
Seite 124 - ... MANY OF HIS ANCESTORS AND HIS MOTHER ARE BURIED, LIE THE REMAINS OF GEORGE GORDON NOEL BYRON, LORD BYRON, OF ROCHDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER, THE AUTHOR OF

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