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" While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starved to death and turn'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. "
The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being the Largest ... - Página 227
1806
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature: With Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1886 - 430 páginas
...was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starved to death, and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, — He asked for bread, and he received a stone." 11. The Hudibras is a burlesque poem, —...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 414 páginas
...was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starved to death, and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown,— He asked for bread, and he received a stone." 11. The Hudibras is a burlesque poem,—a long...
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Notes and Queries

1890 - 562 páginas
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The Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle

1891 - 848 páginas
...was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give : See him, when starved to death, and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, — He asked foi bread and he received a stone. « JOHN MILTON. Ha was of a family in which...
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Westminster Abbey

William John Loftie - 1891 - 319 páginas
...wretch ! was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give. Behold him, starved to death and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown : He asked for bread, and he received a stone.' The great ' Ann Dorset Pembroke and Montgomery...
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Hudibras, Volumen1

Samuel Butler - 1892
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The Sewanee Review, Volumen19

1892 - 556 páginas
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Literary Byways

William Andrews - 1898 - 240 páginas
...Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive, No gen'rous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starved to death, and turn'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, — He asked for bread, and he receiv'da stone." An epitaph similar in sentiment to the foregoing...
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Curious Epitaphs

William Andrews - 1899 - 241 páginas
...Wesley : — VVhilst BUTLER (needy wretch !) was yet alive, No gen'rous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starv'd to death, and turn'd to dust,...monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. It is worth remarking that the poet was starving,...
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The Art of Writing English: A Manual for Students, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1899 - 334 páginas
...Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive, no gen'rous patron would a dinner give : see him, when starved to death, and turn'd to dust, presented with a monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown — he ask'd for bread, and he receiv'da stone. SAMUEL BUTLER (1612-1680), the author of ' Hudibras,'...
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