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" And just abandoning the 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... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 185
edited by - 1842
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The Poetical Register: Or, The Lives and Characters of All the ..., Volume 1

Giles Jacob - 1723 - 378 pages
...Heav'ns expenie, I live a Rent-charge on his Providence : But Tou, whom ev'ry Mufe and Grace adorn, Wlwm I foresee to better Fortune born ; Be kind to my Remains; and oh defend, Again ft your Judgment, your departed Friend ! Let not th' infulting Foe my Fame perfue; But jhade...
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The Works of Mr. William Congreve:: In Three Volumes. Consisting of His ...

William Congreve - 1730 - 306 pages
...; / live a Rent-charge on his Providence} But Ton, whom ev'ry Mafe and Grace adorn, Whom I forefee to better Fortune born, Be kind to my Remains ; and oh defend, . . r dgainft your Judgment, your departed Friend! Let not tfr infult'utg Foe my Fame furfae ; But...
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Bell's British Theatre,: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

1777 - 416 pages
...pence, \ live a rent-charge on his providence : But you, whom ev'ry mufe and grace adorn, Whom I forefee to better fortune born, Be -kind to my remains ; and Oh, defend, Again ft your judgment, your departed friend ! Let not th' infulting foe my fame purfue ; But fhade...
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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?, however, to Knellcr...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Volume 28

John Bell - 1797 - 434 pages
...kept at Heaven's expence, I live a rent-charge on his providence.: But you, whom ev'ry muse and grace adorn,. Whom I foresee to better fortune born, Be...Against your judgment, your departed friend ! Let not th' insulting foe my feme pursue ; But shade those laurels which descend to you : And take for tribute...
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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 MONTAGUE,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808 - 486 pages
...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, O ! defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend : Let not the insulting foe my fame pursue,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - 1808 - 500 pages
...kept at heaven's expence, 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 O defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend ! Let not the insulting foe my fame pursue, But...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808 - 506 pages
...whom every muse and grace adorn, Whom I foresee to better fortune born, Be kind to my remains ; and O defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend ! Let not the insulting foe my fame pursue, But shade those laurels which descend to you : * And take for tribute what these lines...
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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 paper was to...
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