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" Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it, with what more you may think proper. "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Pagina 230
1851
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1797
...as you certainly will, if a stone should mark the " place of my grave, see these words put upon it : Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, but now I know it — " With what else you may think proper." This dying request was executed by that friend with remarkable...
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Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighbourhood

Old Humphrey - 1799 - 355 pagina’s
...of the earth seek the glory of the Lord of heaven! The inscription on one of these tombs, o " Life's a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now 1 know it," has led to the very suitable reflection :— "Life is a solemn scene ; this Gay now knows;...
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A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and ...

Stephen Jones - 1799 - 424 pagina’s
...himself) engraved 1654. on his tomb : GATAKER (CHARLES) son of the preceding, and a writer on con-* Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, hut now I know it." 'troversial divinity, born i6i4,dted GAZA (THEODORE) a very 1680. eminent grammarian,...
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The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American ..., Volume 2

James Hardie - 1801
...was buried in Westminster Abbey with this epitaph, written by himself, engraved on his tomb : — " Life is a jest, and all things show it ; " I thought so once ; but now I know it." o ft GESNER, (SOLOMON) the celebrated author of the death of Abel, and many other admired works in...
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A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and ...

Stephen Jones - 1811 - 476 pagina’s
...himself) engraven nished ; only ihc first twelve books on his tomb : oftheCHd Testament being printed, ** Life Is a jest« and all things show It : I thought so once, but now I know it." occupying two vols. 4*0. the first of which was published in 1793, and the second in 1797, under the...
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A Journal of Travels in England, Holland, and Scotland: And of Two ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Silliman - 1812
...inscriptions upon them. On the latter is : " O rare Ben. Jonson !" On the former— " Lifi; is a joke, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it." Surely a sepulchral monument is the last place on which a witticism ought to appear. The chapel of...
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Voyage en Angleterre, pendant les années 1810 et 1811: avec des ..., Volume 2

Louis Simond - 1817
..., dont le style est trop léger pour le lieu et pour le sujet , et qui sentent un peu l'impiété : Life is a jest and all things show it, I thought so once , but now I know it. Les soins qui occupent la vie du commun des hommes peuvent bien être vains et futiles sans que la...
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Voyage en Angleterre pendant les années 1810 et 1811; avec des ..., Volume 2

Louis Simond - 1817
...trop léger pour le lieu et pour le sujet , et qui sentent UH peu l'impiété : Life is a jest and ail things show it, I thought so once , but now I know it. Les soins qui occupent la vie du commun des hommes peuvent bien être vains et futiles sans que la...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1819
...permitted every one to use his discretion in keeping it. *11. 1782.— JOHN GAY DIED. Life is aje*t, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it. It was Gay's last request to Mr. Pope, that these words should be inscribed on his tomb : a remarkable...
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An authentic history of the Cato-street conspiracy; with the trials of the ...

George Theodore Wilkinson - 1820
...modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, He can't be wrong whose life is in the right. Life's but a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it ! JT BRUNT, Tower of London. The following verses were written by Brunt, in Newgate, on the Sunday...
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