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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 Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle

1891
...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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Literary Byways

William Andrews - 1898
...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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The Pope Anthology: 1701-1744, Volumen8

Edward Arber - 1899 - 312 páginas
...wretch! was yet alive, No gen'rous 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! EPITAPH ON TOM D'URFEY. HERE lies the Lyric, who,...
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British Anthologies, Volumen8

Edward Arber - 1899
...! was yet alive, No gen'rous 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! EPITAPH ON TOM D'URFEY. HERE lies the Lyric, who,...
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Proceedings, Volumen54

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1900
...of poverty : — When Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous 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, Ha ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. In spite of the happy vein of raillery which he...
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Wesley and Methodism

Frederick John Snell - 1900 - 243 páginas
...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 shewn — He asked for bread, and he received a stone." 1 In 1751, twelve years after his brother had quitted, not...
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Wesley and Methodism

Frederick John Snell - 1900 - 243 páginas
...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 shewn— He asked for bread, and he received a stone." 1 In 1751, twelve years after his brother had quitted, not...
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