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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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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 Shorter Poems of the Eighteenth Century

Iolo Aneurin Williams - 1923 - 478 páginas
...Westminster Abbey 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,...monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He ask'd for bread, and he receiv'da stone ! JOHN BYROM (1692-1763) A Pastoral My time, O ye...
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Quiet Hours in Poets' Corner

Stephen Coleridge - 1925 - 130 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 shewn He asked for bread, and he received a stone." Sir John Denham, who had retired abroad with Charles II....
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Poems on Several Occasions: Written in the Eighteenth Century

Kathleen Winifred Campbell - 1926 - 212 páginas
...WESTMINSTER ABBEY 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. ANONYMOUS. THE REMEDY WORSE THAN THE DISEASE I...
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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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The Book of Humorous Verse

1920 - 962 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 shown — He ask'd for 'bread, and he received a slone. Rev. Samuel Wesley. Epigrams 371 A CONJUGAL...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 páginas
...Setting Up of Mr. Butler's Monument In Westminster Abbey 1 See him, when starved to death and turned shown: He asked for bread, and he received a stone. (1. 3—6) InvP; NBLV; NOEC; OBD; OxBSP ROBERT...
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