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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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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 277 páginas
...was yet alive. No generous patron would a dinner .eive. See him, when starved to death and turn'il to dust. Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown — He ask'd for bread, and he reeeived a stone. THE VICAR OF BRAY." X good King Charles's golden...
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The Literature of Society, Volumen1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1862
...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.' Another monument was erecte.d to his memory —...
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The Planet, conducted by T. McNicoll

Thomas M'Nicoll - 1862
...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 ask'd for bread, and he received a stone." For this complete edition of the poems of...
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Verselets, Latin and English

John Hoskyns Abrahall - 1863 - 118 páginas
...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. Homer at Oxford. i Cmcper. COULD Homer come himself,...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volumen2

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...wretch, was yet alive, No 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 receiv'da stone I Mr Longueville has declared, that, notwithstanding...
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The Mother of the Wesleys: A Biography

John Kirk - 1864 - 351 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...! The Poet's fate is here in emblem shewn, — He asked for BREAD, and he received a STONE." U We could linger long on the beautiful features displayed...
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The Jest Book: The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings

Mark Lemon - 1864 - 361 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 stone. MDLXXIIL— A WORD IN SEASON. MRS. POWELL the...
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Hudibras [in 3 pt.]. With notes and life of the author, Volumen46

Samuel Butler - 1864
...following :— While Butler, needy wretch, was still alive, No generous patron would a dinner give. Bee him when starv'd to death and turn'd to dust Presented with a monumental bust. The poetfs fate is here in emblem shown, He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. Butler was a most...
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Epigrams, Ancient and Modern: Humorous, Witty, Satirical, Moral and Panegyrical

John Booth - 1865 - 327 páginas
...yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; (5•) 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. S. Wesley. Complaint of the Ghost of Butler,...
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - 1865
...yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; (59) 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. 5. Wr,Uy. Complaint of the Ghost of Butler,...
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