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" And just abandoning th' ungrateful stage: Unprofitably kept at Heaven's expense, I live a rent-charge on his providence: But you, whom every muse and grace adorn, Whom I foresee to better fortune born, Be kind to my remains; and oh defend, Against your... "
The Wits and Beaux of Society - Page 164
by Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - 1861 - 481 pages
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

1813 - 682 pages
...his providence ; But yon, whom every Muse and Grace adorn, Whom I foresee to better fortune horn : Be kind to my remains ; and oh ! defend, Against your judgment your departed friend ; Let not the insulting fue my fame pursue, But shade those laurels that descend to yuu." The Kpistle?,...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Volume 28

John Bell - 1797 - 434 pages
...his providence.: But you, whom ev'ry muse and grace adorn,. Whom I foresee to better fortune born, Be kind to my remains ; and oh, defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend ! Let not th' insulting foe my feme pursue ; But shade those laurels which descend to you : And take...
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A Biographical History of England, from the Revolution to the End ..., Volume 3

Mark Noble - 1806 - 536 pages
...present to a friend, His Grace finished his letter with these beautiful lines of Dryden to Congreve : " Be kind to my remains; and oh, defend " Against your judgment, your departed friend! ' Let not th' insulting foe my fame pursue, " But shade those laurels that descend to you." CHARLES...
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The Pastor's Fire-side: A Novel, Volume 4

Jane Porter - 1817 - 510 pages
...the writer prevailed, to cloathe his last \vords in the cheerful garb of verse and he wrote : " Be kind to my remains ; and oh, defend Against your judgment, your departed friend ! Let not the invidious foe, my fame pursue ! The world I served, and only injured youT' The second...
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THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE

MISS JANE PORTER - 1817 - 514 pages
...the writer prevailed, to cloathe his last words in the cheerful garb of verse and he wrote: ' Be kind to my remains; and oh, defend Against your judgment, your departed friend! Let not the invidious foe, my fame pursue ! The world I served, and only injured you !" The second...
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Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns

Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 764 pages
...his providence ; But you, whom every muse aud grace adorn, Whom I foresee to better fortunes born, Be kind to my remains, and oh ! defend Against your judgment your departed friend. Let in it th' insulting foe my fame pursue, But shade those laurels which descend to you ; And take...
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Memoirs of the life of ... sir James Mackintosh [extr. from ..., Volume 2

sir James Mackintosh - 1835 - 534 pages
...some possessing eminently his peculiar mode of vigour, and some expressive of great tenderness too. ' Be kind to my remains, and oh ! defend Against your judgment, your departed friend. ' ' Dryden,' he said, ' was the master of harmonious versification much beyond Pope, who was too monotonous...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir James Mackintosh, Volume 2

Sir James Mackintosh - 1836 - 546 pages
...beautiful of Dryden's, possessing his peculiar merit of vigour ; and sometimes tender, too, as in ' Be kind to my remains, and oh ! defend Against your judgment, your departed friend.' ' Dryden,' he said, ' was the master of harmonious versification much beyond Pope, who was too monotonous...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837 - 482 pages
...on his providence : But you, whom every muse and grace adorn, Whom I foresee to better fortune bom, Be kind to my remains ; and, oh, defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend! Let the insulting foe my fame pursue, But shade those laurels which descend to you : And take for tribute...
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The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 23

1838 - 1104 pages
...words and thoughts of u uiind like his ? The spirit which dictated that book might well implore : " Be kind to my remains ; and oh defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend ; Let not the insulting FOE my fame pursue, But shade those honours, which descend to you." We have...
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