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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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Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighborhood ...

Old Humphrey - 1855 - 286 ページ
...of the earth seek the glory of the Lord of heaven ! The inscription on one of these tombs, "Life 'sa jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, and now I know it," has led to the very suitable reflection : — 1' Life is a solemn scene: this Gay now knows; Big with...

The United States Democratic Review, 第 4 巻、第 35 巻

1855
...him — liked it not — and died." OAY. — WBITTEN BY "HIMSELF. (ENORAVED IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY.) "Life is a jest, and all things show it. I thought so once ; but now I know it." ON SIR FRANCIS DRAKE. "Sir Drake, whom well the world's end knew Which thou didat...

The Seasons

James Thomson - 1856 - 335 ページ
...child. The epitaph in Westminster Abbey, written for and by himself, consists of the following lines : Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, and now I know It And polish'd Cornbury woos the willing Muse. Slow let us trace the matchless vale of Thames ; Fair...

My First Visit to Europe: Or, Sketches of Society, Scenery, and Antiquities ...

Andrew Dickinson - 1856 - 214 ページ
...literature in which he excelled. The short epitaph by himself has been censured for its profane levity : Life is a jest and all things show it : I thought so once, and now I know it." Below this epitaph is another by his friend Pope. Next is ROWE, and his only daughter, author of severs)...

A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 ページ
...And when a lady 's in the case, You know all other things give place. Epitaph on Himself. Life 'sa jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, and now I know it. LADY MARY WORTLEY MONTAGUE. 1690-1762. The Lady's Resolve. Let this great maxim be my virtue's guide,...

The world's metropolis, or, Mighty London. 2nd ser., ed. by H.S. Brooke

H S Brooke - 1856
...author of the Beggar's Opera; the short and irreverent epitaph in front is his own composition : — " Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once ; but now I know it !" the verses beneath it, are by Pope. Statue of Addison, by Sir Richard Westmacott,...

Souvenirs of Travel, 第 1 巻

Octavia Walton Le Vert - 1857
...Faerie Queene," and not far off is one to the memory of John Gray ; the epitaph written by himself : "Life is a jest, and all things show it, — I thought so once, and now I know it." TOMBS OF GAT, THOMSON, AND OTHERS. 15 I passed on to the tomb of Thomson, author of " The Seasons,"...

Bombay Quarterly Review, 第 5 巻

1857
...clumsy compliment, there an irreverent sneer, and on one—Gay's monument—an irreligious scoff:— " Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it." We have before us a thick folio volume by Tolderoy,—a collecVOL. VI.—NO. I....

A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions: On the Most ...

Silvester Tissington - 1857 - 517 ページ
...buried in Westminster Abbey, where a monument, bearing the following inscription, is erected : — " Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once ; but now I know it. GAY, Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man ; simplicity a child...

Epitaphs, Collected from the Cemeteries of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow ...

Joseph Barlow Robinson - 1859 - 208 ページ
...unwholesome dew ; So fades the blossom on its early bed, When storms and tempests sear its tender head. 657. Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it. JOHN GAY. 658. My life ! my love I my precious babe I How dear thou wast to me,...




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