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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. "
Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices - 355. oldal
szerző: Robert Southey - 1807 - 449 oldal
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...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...

The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 252 oldal
...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...

Picturesque Views on the Upper, Or Warwickshire Avon: From Its Sources at ...

Samuel Ireland - 1795 - 284 oldal
...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...

The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being ..., 1. kötet

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...

Flowers of literature; for 1801 & 1802(-1805): or, Characteristic ..., 4. kötet

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 bust. The poet's 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...

The Balance, and Columbian Repository, 3. kötet

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...

Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 oldal
...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,...

Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 oldal
...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,...

The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...grows, And Bacchus love-sick lies. ON THE SETTING UP MR. BUTLER'S MONUMENT IN 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, Presented with a monumental bust! The Poet's fate is here in emblem...

Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, 77-79. kiadás

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 oldal
...Butler, needy wretch I was yet alive* DO 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 in emblem shewn, he ask'd for bread, and he receiv'da stone* The principal poem of our poet stands unrivalled...




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