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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 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 Literature of Society - Página 216
por Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1862
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762
...up a monument in Weftminfter Abley, to the memory of the ingenious Mr. Butler, author of Hudibrcn. While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give. See him when ftarv'd to death, and turn'd to duft, Prefented with a monumental buft ! The poet's fate is here in...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...text of fcripture, on the fetting up a monument in H'eftminjler Abbey, to the memory of the ingenious 'While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give. See him when ftarv'd to death, and turn'd to duft, Prefented with a monumental buft ! The poet's fate is here in...
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Picturesque Views on the Upper, Or Warwickshire Avon: From Its Sources at ...

Samuel Ireland - 1795 - 284 páginas
...epigrammatic epitaph, written in confequence of a buft having been erected in honour of his memory : w When Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, *' No generous patron would a dinner give. " See him now lifelefs and reduced to duft " Prefented with a monumental buft. " The poet's fate is here in emblem...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volumen15,Parte1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...Hudibrai. lia ' Wliik 17? Cluraâcr of the едлtijit Zpita; h» in vetIV, vi'.h remark« upCB tbcni. While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dmfier give. See him when ftarv d to death, and tur n'd to duft, Prefented with a monumental bull !...
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The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being ..., Volumen1

1806
...ty'd but to their tongue. CCCCLXVIII. ON BUTLER'S MONUMENT IN WESTMINSTER ABBKT. See him when starv'd to death, and turn'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shewn,— He ask'd for bread, and he receiv'da ,\l<»ut. CCCCLXIX. EVE'S CURIOSITY. When Eve would...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volumen1

Robert Southey - 1807 - 449 páginas
...His Poems were published in 410. l?36. On the setting up Mr. Rulltr's Monument in Westminster-Atbty, Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron...bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He asked for bread, and he received a stone, Advice to One who was about to u-rile, to avoid t&gImmoralities...
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Flowers of literature; for 1801 & 1802(-1805): or, Characteristic ..., Volumen4

Flowers of literature - 1807
...Butler (needy wretch) was yet alive, Jjri gen'rous patron would a dinner give, See him when starv'd to death and turn'd to dust, Presented with a monumental...fate is here in emblem shown He ask'd for bread, and lie receiv'da stone. It is worth remarking, that the poet was starving, whilst his prince, Charles...
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volumen3

1804
...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, Presented with a monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shewn j He aik'd fjr bread, and he receiv'da stone. BY RABELAIS. rogue, «'io died for grief, because...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 páginas
...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, Presented with a monumental bust ! The Poet's fate is here in emblem shewn lie ask'd for Bread and he receiv'da Stone. Butler, however, though neglected in a shameful manner,...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 páginas
...was yet alive, Iso gen'rous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starv'd to death and turii'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust! The Poet's fate is here in emblem shewn lie ask'd for Bread and he receiv'da Stone. Butler, however, though neglected in a shameful manner,...
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