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" No sculptured marble here, nor pompous lay, ' No storied urn nor animated bust ;' This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. "
Views in North Britain: Illustrative of the Works of Robert Burns - Page 49
by James Storer, John Greig - 1805 - 61 pages
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The poetical works of Robert Fergusson, with biogr intr., notes and glossary ...

Robert Fergusson - 1773 - 344 pages
...LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POBT. Born September 5th, 1751. Died October 16th, 1774. •' No sculptured Marble here, nor pompous lay, ' No storied Urn nor...directs pale Scotia's way To pour her Sorrows o'er her Poet's Dust." While on the back is inscribed: — " By special grant of the Managers to ROBERT BURNS,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800 - 520 pages
...follows : HERE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET, Born, September 5th, l?3i — Died, 1 6th October, 1774. No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied...directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. On tie other side of the stone is as follows ." By special grant of the managers to Robert...
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The Poetical Works: Of Robert Fergusson, with the Life of the Author. By ...

Robert Fergusson - 1800 - 250 pages
...predecessor. Upon one side of the stone, he caused the following epitaph to be engraven: No sculptur'cl marble here, nor pompous lay ! No storied urn, nor...simple stone directs pale Scotia's way, To pour her torrows o'er her poet's dust. The other side contains this inscription : By special grant of the Managers...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias Smollett - 1801 - 614 pages
...unfortunate predecessor. ' Upon one side of the stone he caused the following epitaph to be engraven: ' No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay! No storied...directs pale Scotia's way, To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. * The other side contains this inscription : ' By special grant of the Managers , To Robert...
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The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on ..., Volume 2

David Irving - 1804 - 524 pages
...Upon one side of the stone he caused the following epitaph of his own composition to be engraven : No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay ! No storied...directs pale Scotia's way, To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. The other side bears this inscription : . By special grant of the Managers To ROBERT BURNS,...
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1805 - 452 pages
...to erect oi.e at hi>. own expence. Upon one side of the stone is enyriTcn the following epitaph : N" sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay ! No storied...directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet'* dust. . The other side bears this inscription : By special grunt of tlie managers to Robert...
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Biographia Scotica: Or Scottish Biographical Dictionary; Containing a Short ...

John Stark - 1805 - 488 pages
...side of th« stone is engraven the following epitaph : No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay I No storied urn, nor animated bust ! This simple stone...directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poct'» dust. The other side bears thU inscription : By special grant of the managers to Robert Burns,...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806 - 262 pages
...he dies. Here lies ROBERT FERGUSSON, Poet, Born September 5th, 1/51 . — Died16th October, 1 //'! * No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied...bust," This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way, Te pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. On the other side of the stone is asjoilews : " By special...
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The Works of Robert Burns: General correspondence, including pieces of ...

Robert Burns - 1806 - 506 pages
...as follows : HERE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET. Bom September 5th, 1751— Died, 16th October, 1774. No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied urn nor animated burst,'' This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. On the...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1806 - 622 pages
...as follows: HERE LIES ROBERT FERGUSSON, POET. Bom September 5th, 1751— Died, 16th October, 1774. No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, " No storied urn nor animated burst," This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way To pour her sorrows o'er her poet's dust. On the...
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