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EPITAPHS AND ELEGIAC PIECES.
Epitaphs translated from Chiabrera-
Weep not, beloved Friends ! nor let the air .
Perhaps some needful service of the State
O Thou who movest onward with a mind
There never breathed a man who, when his life.
True is it that Ambrosio Salinero
IN THE GROUNDS OF COLEORTON, THE SEAT OF SIR GEORGE
BEAUMONT, BART., LEICESTERSHIRE.
[In the grounds of Coleorton these verses are engraved on a stone
placed near the Tree, which was thriving and spreading when I saw it in the summer of 1841.]
The embowering rose, the acacia, and the pine,
renowned When Inspiration hovered o'er this ground,
The haunt of him who sang how
and shield In civil conflict met on Bosworth-field; And of that famous Youth, full soon removed From earth, perhaps by Shakspeare's self approved, Fletcher's Associate, Jonson's Friend beloved.
IN A GARDEN OF THE SAME.
[TH18 Niche is in the sandstone-rock in the winter-garden at
Coleorton, which garden, as has been elsewhere said, was made under our direction out of an old unsightly quarry. While the labourers were at work, Mrs. Wordsworth, my Sister, and I used to amuse ourselves occasionally in scooping this seat out of the soft stone. It is of the size, with something of the appearance, of a Stall in a Cathedral. This inscription is not engraven, as the former and the two following are, in the grounds.]
OFT is the medal faithful to its trust