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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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The British Poets, Volumen1

1866
...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. * See Delineation of Butler's Monument in Dart's...
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OUTLINES OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW, B.A. - 1866
...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 x is here in emblem shown; He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone." But the true type of the principles...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 295 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 astd for BREAD, and he received a STONE. RELIGION. MILD, sweet, serene, and cheerful was...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 295 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. EELIGION. MILD, sweet, serene, and cheerful was...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 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 emblems shown ; He asked for bread and he received a stone. S. WESTLEV. MYSELF was once a student,...
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London and Westminster: city and suburb, Volumen1

John Timbs - 1868
...these lines : " 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 asked for bread, and he received a stone." 1739. Alderman Micajah Perry, Mayor. He laid...
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Metrical epitaphs, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Metrical epitaphs - 1868
...Butler, needy wretch ! was still 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 received a stone. composing songs seemed to be his chief talent,...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - 1868 - 871 páginas
...alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; Sec him, when starved to death, and turned lo dud. Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown : He ask'd for bread, and be received a stone." It was soon after this proposed to erect a monument...
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The epigrammatists: a selection, with notes and an intr. by H. P. Dodd

Epigrammatists - 1870
...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 recoiv'da stone. emoluments which it was expected would be showered...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - 1870 - 587 páginas
...Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive, No gen'rous patron would a dinner give : Sec 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 lie receiv'da stone. Culler, the celebrated author of "Hudibras,"...
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