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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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Notes and Queries

1860
...: — " While Butler, needy wretch, was vet alive No gen'rous Patron would a Dinner give : See nim, when starv'd to Death and turn'd to Dust, Presented...Monumental Bust: The Poet's Fate is here in emblem shown : He ask'd for Bread and he received a Stone." J. TANSWBLL. Temple. COLDHARBOUR. There has been...
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The Welcome guest, Volumen3

1861 - 758 páginas
...-wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner gire. See bom resolved to clay 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." Congreve found Dryden, in his old age,...
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Memoirs of the Wesley Family: Collected Principally from Original Documents

Adam Clarke - 1860 - 659 páginas
...was yet alive, No purse-proud printer would a dinner give : See him, when starved to death, and tum'd to dust, Presented with a monumental b,ust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown : He asked for bread, and he received a stone." In the printed copies, "no generous patron" is...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 304 páginas
...Butler, needy wreteh, 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 reeeived a stone. ina I THE VICAR OF BRAY. i N good King Charles's...
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Poetical Works, Volumen1

Samuel Butler - 1861 - 248 páginas
...with florid canopy, crockets, and finial, was placed in the See him, when starred 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. * This is an error. The grave of Butler is outside...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 300 páginas
...was yet alive. No generous patron would a dinner .eive. See him, when starved to death and turn'il to dust. Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown — He ask'd for bread, and he reeeived a stone. THE VICAR OF BRAY." X good King Charles's golden...
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The Literature of Society, Volumen1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1862
...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.' Another monument was erecte.d to his memory —...
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The Planet, conducted by T. McNicoll

Thomas M'Nicoll - 1862
...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 ask'd for bread, and he received a stone." For this complete edition of the poems of...
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Verselets, Latin and English

John Hoskyns Abrahall - 1863 - 118 páginas
...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. Homer at Oxford. i Cmcper. COULD Homer come himself,...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volumen2

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starv'd to death and turned 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 I Mr Longueville has declared, that, notwithstanding...
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