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James and Mary Ford, eds.  Every Day in the Year.  1902.
 
March 26
On Sir John Vanbrugh—Poet and Architect
By Abel Evans (1679–1737)
 
          Sir John Vanbrugh was an architect, whose heavy and cumbrous style gave rise to this epitaph. He died on March 26, 1726.

LIE heavy on him, earth! for he
Laid many a heavy load on thee.
 
 
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