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" By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath : Small keep took he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but, as a living... "
The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and Sentimental Essays - Page 51
by Sir Egerton Brydges, Robert Pearse Gillies - 1813
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh to the ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1781
...lay heavy SLEEP, the coufin of Death, Flat on the ground, and ftill as any ftone, A very corpfe, fave yielding forth a breath ; Small keep took he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom me lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So, dead alive, of life he drew...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 9-10

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1809
...girded with a belt." Sir J. Haringlon. " The same. " By Care lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of death, That on the ground, and still as any stone; A very corpse,...breath. Small keep took he, whom Fortune frowned on. On whom the lilted up into the throne Of high renown ; but as a living deaih, So dead alive, of life...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 10

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...made of felt; His garments short, and girded with a belt." Sir J. Harington. " The same. " By Care lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of death, • Flat on...breath. Small keep took he, whom Fortune frowned on, On whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but as a living death, So dead alive, of life...
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Mirror for Magistrates: pt.1 Part III: Legends from the conquest by William ...

Joseph Haslewood - Great Britain - 1815
...ceasseth hee no while, But bath his candels to prolong his toyle/* 41. By him lay heauy Sleepe, the' cosin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, saue yelding forth a breath : Smale kepe tooke hee, whome fortune frowned on, Or whom shee lifted...
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...even peeping in our eyes, When he is up and to his work yrun ; And let the night's black misty mantles rise, And with foul dark never so much disguise '...Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, save yielding forth a breath ; Small keep took he whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted...
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...disguise The fair bright day, yet ceaseth he no while, But hath his candles to prolong his toil. 1 By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, save yielding forth a breath ; Small keep took he whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted...
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Kentish poets: A series of writers in English poetry, natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...bright day, yet ceaseth he no while, But hath his candles to prolong his toil. By him lay heavy Sleep, cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, save yielding forth a breath. — Small keep * took he whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...an idea of the merit of this old poem, which was published in 1563. " By him lay heauie Sleepe cosiu of Death Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, saue yeelding forth a breath. Small keepe tooke be whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...an idea of the merit of this old poem, which was published in 1563. " By him lay heauie Sleepe cosin of Death Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, saue yeelding forth a breath. Small keepe tooke he whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted...
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The History of English Poetry,: From the Close of the Eleventh to ..., Volume 4

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1824
...e'en peeping in our eyes, But he is up, and to his work yrun ; But let the night's black misty mantles rise, And with foul dark never so much disguise The...he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath :...
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