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" Is there a man, whose judgment clear Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs, himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave ; Here pause— and, through the starting tear, Survey this grave. The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn, and wise... "
The poetical works of Robert Burns - Page xvii
by Robert Burns - 1814 - 264 pages
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...Young fancy's rays the hills adorning. but when addressing us from his grave in his epitaph, he says, The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise...softer flame ; But thoughtless follies laid him low And stain'd his name. Reader, attend, whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole, Or darkling...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1839
...addressing us from his grave in his epitaph, he says, The poor inhabitant below Was quick to leara aud wise to know, And keenly felt the friendly glow And softer flame; But thoughtless follies laid htm low And stain'd his name. Reader, attend, whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole,...
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Lectures against socialism

London city mission - 1840
...Bard's Epitaph.") Is there a man, whose judgment clear, Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs himself life's mad career, Wild as the wave : Here...softer flame; But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stained his name. Reader, attend,—whether thy sold Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole,— Or darkling...
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The London tee-total magzine, and literary miscellany

1840
...hopes of friends, and a tarnished name, as mementos of his undoubted genius. BIOGRAPHY. ROBERT BURNS. The poor inhabitant below, Was quick to learn and wise to know. And keenly felt tbe friendly glow And softer ņame ; But thoughtless follies laid him low. And stain'd his name. Burn...
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The Iris, Or Literary Messenger, Volume 1

1841
...o'er which she held her wide command, -The valley of my dreams, was our own NATIVE LAND. t BURNS. " The poor inhabitant below, Was quick to learn and...softer flame. But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stained his name !" A BAED'S EPITAPH. THEEE are two classes of men in the community — those ruled...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1842
...the manliness which was the corner-stone of his character, he wrote a true inscription for his own grave : — The poor inhabitant below, Was quick to...friendly glow, And softer flame ; But thoughtless folly laid him low, And ttained his name. If, then, his failings are recorded for eternity, while those...
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The Living Age, Volume 235

1902
...teach the course to steer Yet runs himself life's mad career Wild as the wave? Here pause — and thro' the starting tear Survey this grave. The poor Inhabitant...softer flame. But thoughtless follies laid him low And stain'd his name! Reader, attend! Whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole, Or darkling...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 575 pages
...tear, Survey this grave. с Too. d BMhful. / (Her. t To submit tamcl?, to sneak. g To lamtnt, to mourn. The poor inhabitant below, Was quick to learn and...softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name. Reader, attend — whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole. Or darkling...
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Godfrey Malvern, Or, The Life of an Author

Thomas Miller - 1844 - 400 pages
...teach the coarse to steer, Yet runs himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave— Here pause—and through the starting tear, Survey this grave.— '...And keenly felt the friendly glow. And softer flame ' No, Godfrey, I will repeat no more: the ' thoughtless folly' was mine; and will, ere long, ' lay...
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The West of England Miscellany, Volume 1, Issue 1

Literature - 1844
...inscribed on his grave: — The poor inhabitant below Was wise to learn and keen to know, And warmly felt the friendly glow And softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low And stained his name. But in his day and generation he contributed by his writings in no inconsiderable...
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