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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 229
1806
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volumen17

1823
...author of Hvdibras, 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 ! Tin poet's fate is here in emblem shown ) I i. :i-kM for Bread, and be receiv'da Stone. We shall...
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Memoirs of the Wesley Family;: Collected Principally from Original Documents

Adam Clarke - 1824 - 421 páginas
...yet alive, No purse-proud printer would a dinner give. See him, when starv'd to death, and turn'd U< dust, Presented with a monumental bust ! The Poet's fate is here in emblem shewn ; He aslc'd for bread, and he received a ttont." In the printed copies " no generous patron" is found instead...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volumen4

William Oxberry - 1824
...Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him resolved to clay, 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." A gentleman found Dryden in his old age exposed...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volumen3

1824
...wretch, was yet alive, No eenerous patron would a dinner give. See him resolved to ciay, and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ; The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He asked for bread, and ue received a stone . A gentleman found Dryden in his old age exposed...
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Mirth in Miniature, Or, Bursts of Merriment: Being a Collection of the Very ...

1825 - 180 páginas
...alive, • • l*Jo 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 received a stone. An Omelet. A merry wag, who had the reputation...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volumen1

Richard Ryan - 1826
...Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive, No geuerous patron would a dinner give ; See him, resolv'd to clay 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 !" A gentleman found Dryden in his old age exposed...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volumen1

Richard Ryan - 1826
...Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive, No geuerous patron would a dinner give ; See him, resolv'd to clay 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 stoue !" A gentleman found Dryden in his old age exposed...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volumen1

Richard Ryan - 1826
...wretch ! was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him, resolv'd to clay and tura'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 !" A gentleman found Dryden in his old age exposed...
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The Gentleman's Pocket Magazine; and Album of Literature and Fine Arts

1829
...wretch, was yet alive,] No generous patron, would a dinner give, — See him 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." A gentleman found Dryden in his old age exposed...
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The Aurora Borealis: Or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and ...

1831 - 216 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. . THE CONTEST. She would keep stakes ; I was content;...
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