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" Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. "
Memoirs of William Sampson: Including Particulars of His Adventures in ... - Page 321
by William Sampson - 1807 - 448 pages
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 pages
...poem well known now of Rochester Is his mock epitaph written on the door of Charles II. 's bedroom—, Here lies our sovereign lord the king. Whose word no man relies on ; Who never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one. Charles (not inferior In wit) declared the epitaph...
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...needful to the sacrifice My country asks, harden my soul to shed it ! TALFOURD. King Charles the Second. Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. Amans Patriae. Пa\aтaтoi вeшv, o"тrep, fjч p%j тo тгplv...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - Epitaphs - 1806 - 230 pages
...To whose pious memory This monument is erected by his lamenting son Samuel Fox, ON KING CHARLES II. Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word...man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one. ON THE REV. MR. BE1GHTON, OF EGHAJW, Who was vicar of that place forty-Jive years....
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Historical ..., Volume 1

Epitaphs - 1806
...! Splendide mendax. ON KING CHARLES II. y By Lord Rochester. HERE lies our sovereign lord the lung, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one. ON ONE NAMED JOHN. DEATH came to John, And whisper'd in his ear, You must die...
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...how much his fun'ral cost . WRITTEN ON THE CHAMBER DOOR OF KING CHARLES HERE lies the mutton-eating King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing. Nor ever did a wise one. EPITAPH. HERE lies Tom Rogers, and, 'tis something rarish, He was born, and bred,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...care. A difTrent cause, says Parson Sly, 883 Written on the Bed-cliamler Door of Charles II ROCHESTER. HERE lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; He never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one. To Phyllis. THAT little patch upon your...
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Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Charlotte-Augusta of Wales, and of Saxe ...

Thomas Green - Great Britain - 1818 - 576 pages
...been admirably drawn by the Earl of Rochester, in the celebrated verse, which was called the King's Epitaph : Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose...man relies on; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one ! In answer to which, Charles shrewdly admitted that it was true, Because, said...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, ancient and modern, by ...

Collection - 1821
...come to pass '*. When he replied, " All flesh is grass." ON KING CHARLES II. Here lies our sov'reign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one. LORD ROCHESTER. ON A MAYOR OF EXETER. Here lies the body of Captain Tully, Aged...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Ancient and Modern ...

Epitaphs - 1822 - 320 pages
...come to pass ? When he replied, " All flesh is grass." ON KING CHARLES II. Here lies our sov'reign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one. LORD ROCHESTER. ON A MAYOR OF EXETER. Here lies the body of Captain Tutty, Aged...
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Autobiographies: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 33

Autobiographies - 1832
...Orrery, and Coote earl of Montrath ; the two latter made lords-justices, and Ormond lordlieutenant. Such was this witty and profligate Charles, upon whose...Rochester, inscribed in his lifetime this ludicrous epitaph : — y 3 " Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relied on, Who never said a foolish...
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