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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 Cambridge History of English Literature: The age of Dryden

Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller - 1912
...yet alive No Generous Patron would a Dinner give. See him when utarv'd to death and turn'd to Dost Presented with a monumental Bust. The Poet's Fate is here in Emblem shoVn; He asked for Bread and he receiv'da Stone. We have seen that he was well taught in Latin and...
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The Sewanee Review, Volumen19

1911
...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 embltm shown — He asked for bread, and he received a stone." But there are other and greater names...
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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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The Cambridge History of English Literature, Volumen6

Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller - 1912
...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 show'n; He asked for Bread and he reeeiv'da Stone. We have seen that he was well taught in Latin and...
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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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Essay on Burns

Thomas Carlyle - 1914 - 111 páginas
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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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Samuel Butler: The Author of Hudibras

Jan Veldkamp - 1923 - 239 páginas
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Samuel Butler: The Author of Hudibras

Jan Veldkamp - 1923 - 239 páginas
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