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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Unwept
 
To the vile dust, from whence he sprung,
Unwept, unhonour’d, and unsung.
        Scott.—Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto VI. Stanza 1.
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Their name unknown, their praise unsung.
        Scott.—Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto V. Stanza 2.
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Thus let me live, unseen, unknown—
  Thus unlamented let me die;
Steal from the world, and not a stone
  Tell where I lie.
        Pope.—On Solitude, Verse 5.
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Unwept, unnoted, and for ever dead.
        Pope.—The Odyssey, Book V. Line 402.
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In endless night they sleep, unwept, unknown,
No bard had they to make all time their own.
        Francis’ Horace, Book IV. Ode 9.
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Unblest, untended, and unmourn’d.
        Thomson.—Summer.
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Who, noteless as the race from which he sprung,
Saved others’ names, but left his own unsung.
        Scott.—Waverley, Chap. XIII.
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Thou should’st not to the grave descend
Unmourn’d, unhonour’d, and unsung.
        Bernard Barton.—On Bloomfield’s Death, Verse 1.
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