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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 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 - 744 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 Cambridge Book of Lesser Poets

Sir John Collings Squire - 1927 - 492 páginas
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English Literature: A Survey and a Commentary

Francis Meehan - 1928 - 738 páginas
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Eighteenth Century Poetry: An Anthology

Walter James Turner - 1931 - 254 páginas
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The Cambridge History of English Literature: The age of Dryden

Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller - 1933
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Restoration Literature: Poetry and Prose, 1660-1700, with Editorial Comments ...

Cecil Albert Moore - 1934 - 604 páginas
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