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" Life is a Jest, and all Things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it. "
The Contemporary Review - 821 ページ
1888
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, 第 27 巻

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1852
...To say what : Think what a wife should be, and She was that." Gay's epitaph on himself — " Life's a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, and now I know it" — we have always considered flippant in style, and unsound in reasoning, although often quoted as...

Sharpe's London Journal of Entertainment and Instruction for General ..., 第 14 巻

1851
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Crests from the Ocean-world: Or, Experiences in a Voyage to Europe ...

Alonzo Tripp - 1853 - 408 ページ
...creations of his immortal genius. Here, too, was Gay, with these odd lines engraved below his bust: — "Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, and now I know it." There was, also, old Ben Johnson, with a countenance expressive of profundity and wit ; and James Thompson,...

What I Saw in London: Or, Men and Things in the Great Metropolis

David W. Bartlett - 1853 - 327 ページ
...does everybody, — it is on the tomb of John Gay, and was written by himself. It is as follows : " Life is a jest, and all things show it : I thought so once, and now I know it " Not far from this shocking epitaph is the grave of the author of " The Seasons"— James Thomson....

The footpath and highway: or, Wanderings of an American in Great Britain, in ...

Benjamin Moran - 1853
...some of them labored. One, on the tomb of Gay, written by himself, struck me as too trifling : — "Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, and now I know it." The statue of the Bard of Avon holds a scroll in one hand, on which are engraved those beautiful lines...

The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, 第 2 巻

C. Gough - 1853
...mistook seventeen for seventy-one. EPITAPH. THE following pithy epitaph appears in a country churchyard : Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it. CRITICISM. TRUE criticism is the application of taste and good sense to the several...

Crests from the Ocean World; Or, Experiences in a Voyage to Europe ...

Alonzo Tripp - 1854 - 408 ページ
...creations of his immortal genius. Here, too, was Gay, with these odd lines engraved below his bust: — "Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, and now I know it." There was, also, old Ben Johnson, with a countenance expressive of profundity and wit ; and James Thompson,...

The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, 第 4 巻

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854
...sentiments, could have written the following epitaph, and ordered it to be chiseled on his monument ? — "Life is a jest, And all things show it ; I thought so once, But now I know it." Yet there it stands — at once a symbol of death and an abortive attempt at wit,...

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GAY

DR. JOHNSON - 1854
...despis'o very soul she met here, And now she 's in t'other, she thinks it but queer. MY OWN EPITAPH. LIFE is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, but now I know it. THE END. ...

Tait's Edinburgh magazine, 第 22 巻

1855
...a manner most wonderful and unaccountable, Lord Palmerston has contrived to gather around his name. Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, and now I know it, would lie an appropriate epitaph wherewith to «leek the marble monument that the grateful nation shall...




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