With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist... Chambers's national reading-books - Стр. 284авторы: Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1877Полный просмотр
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...affairs inspire only two emotions to the well-informed: admiration or pity] . 16.38 tribute of a sigh Cf. 'Some frail memorial still erected nigh,/ With uncouth...decked, / Implores the passing tribute of a sigh': Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard (1751), lines 78-80. Cf. 'they could still draw...