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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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Over the Ocean: Or, Sights and Scenes in Foreign Lands

Curtis Guild - 1871 - 558 ページ
...seasons are carved. Gay's is a Cupid, unveiling a medallion of the poet, and one of his couplets : — "Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now 1 know it." On a pedestal, around which are grouped the Nine Muses, stands the statue of Addison,...

'She and I'.

John Conroy Hutcheson - 1873
...history: — how it was shown in the bitter epitaph which he had composed for his own tomb — " Life's a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, and now I know it !" From this we drifted on to Gray's Elegy, through the near similarity of the two poets' names. "I...

Epitaphiana: or, The curiosities of churchyard literature, a miscellaneous ...

Epitaphiana - 1873
...From Westminster Abbey. On JOHN GAY, the Poet, said to have been written by himself: — ty- 1 1 G t Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, but now I know it; 172. By the Poet DRYDEN, on the tomb of his wife : — Here lies my wife, here let...

Epitaphiana, Or, the Curiosities of Churchyard Literature: Being a ...

William Fairley - 1875 - 171 ページ
...clay. 171. From Westminster Abbey. On JOHN GAY, the Poet, said to have been written by himself: — Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, but now I know it. 172. By the Poet DRYDEN, on the tomb of his wife : — Here lies my wife, here let...

History of English Literature, 第 2 巻

Hippolyte Taine - 1873 - 722 ページ
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 ページ
...continued.] And when a lady 's in the case, You know all other things give place. The Hare and many Friends. Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, but now I know it. • My cnun Epitaph. LADY MARY WORTLEY MONTAGU. 1690- 1762. Let this great maxim...

Fifty sermons

Thomas De Witt Talmage - 1874
...saw last summer, in Westminster Abbey, an epitaph which a poet ordered to be put upon his tomb:— "Life is a jest, And all things show it. I thought so once, But now I know it." I thought how inapt that, in a place of sepulture, men should try their witticisms....

The Irish Monthly, 第 30 巻

1902
...all that was dear to them in order to do their duty, and to teach you to do yours. GAY'S EPITAPH " Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, and now I know it." — Epitaph of the poet Gay in Westminster Abbey. O GOOD sleek man, who looked from out a warm red-curtained...

The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - 1875 - 695 ページ
...iu Twickenham Church. Several poets wrote such mock epitaphs for themselves. Gay's is well known : Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it. Samuel Wesley, the usher of Westminster School, rejoiced in his rent: Here Wesley...

Rhetorics of Order/ordering Rhetorics in English Neoclassical Literature

John Douglas Canfield, J. Paul Hunter, Paul J Hunter - 1989 - 200 ページ
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