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" Renowned Spenser, lie a thought more nigh To learned Chaucer ; and, rare Beaumont, lie A little nearer Spenser ; to make room For Shakespeare in your threefold fourfold tomb... "
Studies in Shakespeare, Bibliography, and Theatre - Page 191
by James G. McManaway - 1990 - 417 pages
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Select and Remarkable Epitaphs on Illustrious and Other Persons ..., Volume 1

John Hackett - Epitaphs - 1757 - 306 pages
...Character of all Degrees, and buried the 3d of/faguftt A. 0.1667.' On Shakfpear. Renowned Spenfer, lie a Thought more nigh To learned Chaucer, and rare Beaumont lie A little nearer Spenfer, to make Room For Shakfpear in your threefold, fourfold Tomb. To lie all four in one Bed make...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788 - 316 pages
...reference to the following epitaph on Shakspere, written by Dr. Donne, and printed among his poems : " Renowned Spenser, lie a thought more nigh + " To learned Chaucer, and rare Beaumont lie t The Epitaph on Shakspere beginning, " Renowned Spenser, lie a thought more nigh " is subscribed,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. In Fifteen Volumes: With the Corrections ...

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1793 - 594 pages
...COMMENDATORY VERSES ON SHAKSPEAR E. On WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE, who died in April, 1616.' RENOWNED Spenfer, lie a thought more nigh To learned Chaucer; and rare Beaumont lie A little nearer Spenfer, to make room For Shakfpeare, in your three-fold, four-fold tomb. 2 In a collection of manufcript...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ...

William Shakespeare - 1793 - 580 pages
...COMMENDATORY VERSES ON SHAKSPEARE. On WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE, who died in April, 1616.* RENOWNED Spenfer, lie a thought more nigh To learned Chaucer; and rare Beaumont lie A little nearer Spenfer, to make room For Shakfpeare, in your three-fold, four-fold tomb. * In a collection of rmnufcript...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 25

Art - 1808 - 676 pages
...him at the time of his decease, thus commences Renowned Spenser, move a bit more nigh To Icjrnrd Chaucer, and rare Beaumont lie A little nearer Spenser, to make room For Shalcspeare, in your threefold, fourfold, tomb ; To lodge all four in one bed make a shift Until doomsday...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809 - 394 pages
...proper use of them ANCIENT AND MODERN COMMENDATORY VERSES OJV SHAKSPEARE. On William Shakspeare, who died in April, 1616.* RENOWNED SPENSER, lie a thought...Beaumont lie A little nearer Spenser, to make room For Shakspeare, in your three-fold, four-fold tomb. * In a collection of manuscript poems which was in...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809 - 390 pages
...AXCIEXT AND MODERN~ COMMENDATORY VERSES OJV SIMKSPEARE. On H'i'.liam Sfiakspeare, -who died in -tpril, 1616.* RENOwNED SPENSER, lie a thought more nigh To...Beaumont lie A little nearer Spenser, to make room For Shakspeare, in your three-fold, four-fold tomb. * In a collection of manuscript poems which was in...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816 - 482 pages
...room.] These verses allude to an Elegy on Shakspeare, written by \V . Basse, which is here subjoined : " Renowned Spenser, lie a thought more nigh To learned Chaucer ; and, rare Beaumont, lie And art alive still, while thy book doth live And we have wits to read, and praise to give. That I...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 676 pages
...writers. , STEEVENS. ANCIENT AND MODERN COMMENDATORY VERSES ON SHAKSPEARE. On William Shakspeare, who died in April, 1616'. RENOWNED Spenser, lie a thought*...more nigh To learned Chaucer ; and rare Beaumont lie < In a collection of manuscript poems which was in the possession of the late Gustavus Brander, Esq....
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William Shakspere: A Biography, Book 2

Charles Knight - 1843 - 566 pages
...and Spenser, in the hallowed earth where it was wished that Shakspere should have been laid : — " Renowned Spenser, lie a thought more nigh To learned...Beaumont, lie A little nearer Spenser, to make room For Shakespear in your threefold, fourfold tomb. To lodge all four in one bed make a shift, For, until...
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