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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 Pope Anthology: 1701-1744, Volumen8

Edward Arber - 1901 - 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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The Story of Westminister Abbey: Being Some Account of that Ancient ...

Violet Brooke-Hunt - 1902 - 356 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." Thomas May, the historian ; Daveuant, the Royalist...
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Lessons in Literature, Abridged, with Illustrative Selections: A Text-book ...

Sister Mary Lambertine - 1903 - 306 páginas
...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." DISTICHS FROM " HUDIBRAS " AND MISCELLANIES. Rhyme...
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Schubert

Edmondstoune Duncan - 1905 - 281 páginas
...another occasion it is true, but none the less applicable:— " 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." A comparison of the sums other musicians were receiving...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature: The age of Dryden

Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller - 1912
...Westminster abbey in 172o: While 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 Presented with a monumental Bust. The Poet's Fate is here an Emblem show'n; He asked for Bread and he receiv'da Stone. We have seen that he was well taught in...
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English Epic and Heroic Poetry, Volumen1

William Macneile Dixon - 1912 - 339 páginas
...which drew from Wesley's father the well-known lines — " 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." Though both are serio-comic poems there are...
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Covent Garden: Its Romance and History

Reginald Jacobs - 1913 - 269 páginas
...was still 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." Sir Peter Lely the painter, Wycherley the dramatist,...
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Cambridge History of English Literature 8: The Age of Dryden

A. W. Ward, A. R. Waller - 1932 - 398 páginas
...was yet alive No Generous Patron would a Dinner give. See him when starvM to death and turn'd to Ousf Presented with a monumental Bust. The Poet's Fate is here in Emblem nhow'n; He asked for Bread and he receivM a Stone. We have seen that he was well taught in Latin and...
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The Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse

David Nichol Smith - 1926 - 727 páginas
...Westminster-cAbbey WHILE 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 receiv'da Stone. D. Lewis's Miscellaneous Poems, 1726 127 From a...
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Epigrams, Wit & Wisdom in Brief

Walter Jerrold - 1926 - 243 páginas
...was still 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. Samuel Wesley. ON STEPHEN DUCK, THE THRESHER AND...
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