Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


To the vile dust, from whence he sprung,
Unwept, unhonour’d, and unsung.
Scott.—Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto VI. Stanza 1.

Their name unknown, their praise unsung.
Scott.—Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto V. Stanza 2.

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.

Unwept, unnoted, and for ever dead.
Pope.—The Odyssey, Book V. Line 402.

In endless night they sleep, unwept, unknown,
No bard had they to make all time their own.
Francis’ Horace, Book IV. Ode 9.

Unblest, untended, and unmourn’d.

Who, noteless as the race from which he sprung,
Saved others’ names, but left his own unsung.
Scott.—Waverley, Chap. XIII.

Thou should’st not to the grave descend
Unmourn’d, unhonour’d, and unsung.
Bernard Barton.—On Bloomfield’s Death, Verse 1.