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Her gifts despis'd, Corruption bluih'd and filed,
And Fame pursued him wbere Convidion led.

Age call'd, at length, his active mind to rest,
With honour fated, and with cares oppreft ;
To letter'd ease retir'd and honeft mirth,
To rural grandeur and domestic worth:
Delighted still to please mankind, or mend,
The patriot's fire yet sparkled in the friend.

Calm Conscience then, his former life survey'd,
And recollected toils endear'd the shade,
Till Nature calld him to the general doom,
And Virtue's forrow dignified his tomb.

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Dr. OLIVER GOLDSMITH

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OLIVARII GOLDSMITH,

Poetæ, Physici, Hifiorici,
Qui nullum ferè scribendi genus

Non tetigit,
Nullum quod tetigit non ornavit
Sive risus effent movendi
Sive lacrymæ.

Affeétuum

Affectuum potens at lenis dominator
Ingenio fublimis-vividus versatilis

Oratione grandis nitidus venustus.
Hoc monumentum memoriam coluit

Sodalium amor
Amicorum fides

Lectorum veneratio.
Natus Hibernia Forniæ Lonfordiensis

In loco cui nomen Pallas
Nov. XXIX. M.DCC.XXXI.
Eblanæ literis inftitutus

Obiit Londini
April iv. M.DCC.LXXIV.

TRANSLATION.

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This monument is raised
To the
memory

of
OLIVER GOLDSMITH,
Poet, Natural Philosopher, and ·

Historian;
Who left no species of writing untouched

or

Unadorned by his pen,
Whether to move laughter

Or draw tears.
He was a powerful master

Over the affections,

Though

Though at the same time a gentle tyrant ;
Of a genius at once sublime, lively, and

Equal to every subject :
His expression at once noble,

Pure, and delicate.

His memory will laft
As long as society retains affection,

Friendship is not void of honour,
And reading wants not her admirers.
He was born in the kingdom of Ireland,
At Ferns in the province

of Leinfter,
Where Pallas had set her name

29 Nov. 1731.
He was educated at Dublin,
And died in London,

4th April, 1774

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HENRY THRALE, Esq.
Hic conditur quod reliquum est

HENRICI THRALE,
Qui res feu civilis, seu domesticas, ita egit
Ut vitam illi longiorem multi optarent

Ita facras.

Ut quam brevem effet, habiturus prescire videretur

Simplex apertus, fibique femper fimilis.
Nihil oftentavit, aut'arte fictum, aut cura

Elaboratum.
In Senatu, Regi, Patriæque

Fideliter Studuit.
Vulgi obftrepentis, contempar animofus

Domi inter mille' mercaturæ negotia
Literarum elegantiam, minimæ neglexerit,
Amicis

quocunque modo laborantibus
Conciliis auctoritate, muneribus adfuit
Inter familiares, comites, convivas hofpites

Tam facile fuit morum fuavitate
Ut omnium animos ad se alliceret

Tam felici sermonis libertate
Ut nulli adulatus, omnibus placeret:

Natus 1722. Obiit 1781.
Confortis, tumuli habet; Rodolphum, patrem
Strenuum fortemque virum, & Henricum
Filium unicum quem fpei parentem
Mors inopina decennem

Proripait.

Ita
Domus fælix & opulenta quam erexit
Avus auxitque pater cum nepote decedit.

Abi viator
Et vicibus rerum, humanarum perspectis :

Eternitatem cogita.
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TRANSLATION

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Here lie the remains of
HENRY THR A L E,
Who so well discharged his several duties

Whether civil, or domestic,
That many wilhed him a longer life ;

So well the duties of his religion,
That he seemed to know before hand, how

Short a life he should enjoy!
Plain, honest, and always consistent,
He displayed nothing in his conduct

Either diffembled, or (tudied.
In Parliament he faithfully consulted the

Welfare of his King and COUNTRY.
A spirited contemner of the clamorous multitude
At home, amidst the numberless engagements-

Of business, he cultivated letters:

He affifted his friends in distress,
By his advice, his interest, and his fortune:
Amongst his affociates, companions, and guests,
He possessed that agreeable sweetness of manners

By which he won all hearts,
And that happy freedom of speech
By which he hattered no one

And pleased all.
He was born 1722. He died 1785.

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