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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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Christian ethics and wise sayings, by a presbyter of the Church of England

Christian ethics - 1883 - 277 páginas
...Took up himself the courtier's trade ; And grown a minister of state, Saw poets at his levfo wait. 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 receiv'da stone. * * * * When bards extol their patrons high, Perhaps...
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Curious epitaphs, collected from the graveyards of Great Britain and Ireland ...

Curious epitaphs - 1883
...!) was yet alive, No gen'rous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starv'd to death and turr'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. It is worth remarking that the poet was starving,...
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The Humorus Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - 1884 - 689 páginas
...Butigr, 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. 1 OR THE DISAPPOINTMENT OF THE WHIG AS3O OIATES...
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Quizzism; and Its Key: Quirks and Quibbles from Queer Quarters : a Mélange ...

Albert Plympton Southwick - 1884 - 212 páginas
...\vas 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." The probability of the non-advancement of Butler's...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - 1884
...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 ia here in emblem shown — He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. OH THE DISAPPOINTMENT OF THE...
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A biographical history of English literature

John Daniel Morell - 1885
...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. kinds of scrapes, and released in the most...
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The Merry Monarch

W. H. Davenport Adams - 1885
...wretch, 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." Besides his immortal " Hudibras," Butler was the...
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Some Occasional Papers Read at the Richmond Athenaeum ...

Richmond Athenaeum - 1886 - 235 páginas
...was yet alive, No gen'rous patron would a dinner give — See him. when starv'd 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! Very similar to the style of Wesley is that of...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature: With Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1886 - 388 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 - 466 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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