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" Nobles and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior, The son of Adam and of Eve ; Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher ? " But, in this case, the old prejudice got the better of the old joke. "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Strona 308
pod redakcją - 1804
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The North British Review, Tom 42

1865
...said to have been made extempore : — " Nobles and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior ; The son of Adam and of Eve. Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher?" This spirited and harmonious verse is thus transmuted in Mr Booth's collection : —...
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The Great Schools of England: An Account of the Foundation, Endowments

Howard Staunton - 1865 - Liczba stron: 517
...before composed a far better one — " Nobles and heralds, by your leave Here lies — what once was Matthew Prior ! *"' ) The son of Adam and of Eve : ^ Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher?" ' ' 1 His brother Robert was Head Master of the School, 1711, and famous for his classical...
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

John Booth (vicar of Stanford Bishop and Wacton) - 1865
...wrote. * 6 Mock Epitaph on Himself. (M) Nobles and Heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior ; The son of Adam and of Eve. Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher ? 7 Phillies Age. How old may Phillis be, you ask, Whose beauty thus all hearts engages...
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Three Hundred Years of a Norman House: The Barons of Gournay from the 10th ...

James Hannay - 1867 - Liczba stron: 288
...family pretensions. Prior* had said, — " Nobles and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior : The son of Adam and of Eve ; Can Bourbon or Nassau go higher ?" And against aristocracy, viewed as a modern and artificial institution, recruited from considerations...
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Dalmeny; or, The laird's secret

Jane H. Jamieson - 1867 - Liczba stron: 316
...point). "I daresay Sir John could count as far back as anybody — and ourselves, too, for that matter. 'The son of Adam and of Eve ; Can Bourbon or Nassau go higher ? ' I don't think it such an overwhelming honour merely to have ' crept through scoundrels since the...
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The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1867 - Liczba stron: 309
...this sort when he wrote his Epitaph: — " Nobles and heralds by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior, The son of Adam and of Eve; Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher?" But, in this case, the old prejudice got the better of the old joke. Oxford pensioned...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - Liczba stron: 715
...lightly covers her. Herrtclc, Hey. 98. Nobles and heralds, by your leave, _ Here lies what once was Matthew Prior, The son of Adam and of Eve : Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher ? Prtor, Ep. on Himself. By foreign hands thy dying eyes were closed, By foreign hands...
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Metrical epitaphs, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Metrical epitaphs - 1868
...will of Heaven. Prior.™ ON HIMSELF.55 NOBLES and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior ; The son of Adam and of Eve, Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher. Prior. some of the grosser faults of its predecessor at that time ; but for sense and...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - Liczba stron: 778
...typ^yopaTtav avdpomav oveipovs tlt/ai, 1 Nobles and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior ; The son of Adam and of Eve : Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher?1 Epitaph on Himself. Odds life ! must one swear to the truth of a song? A Better Answer....
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Tom 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869
...this sort when he wrote his Epitaph :— " Nobles and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior, The son of Adam and of Eve ; Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher ? " But, in this case, the old prejudice got the better of the old joke. PRIOR, GAY, AND...
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