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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 - 第 216 頁
Mrs. A. T. Thomson 著 - 1862
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - 1865
...poet for the king. Dr. S. Johnson. On the setting up Butler's Monument in Westminster Abbey. Whilst Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; (59) See him when starved to death and turn' d to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's...
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OUTLINES OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW, B.A. - 1866
...of Butler's merit gave origin to one of the acutest epigrams in the English, language: — "Whilst Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron...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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Cosas de España: Illustrative of Spain and the Spaniards as They are, 第 2 卷

Mrs. Wm. Pitt Byrne - 1866
...No generous patron would a dinner give ; But when departed hence, and turned to dust, He's honoured with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, — He asked for bread and he received a stone." It is almost superfluous to remind our readers of the price...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 295 頁
...below Had been as short as thine ! ON THE ERECTION OF THE MONUMENT TO BUTLER, IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY. WHILE Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive, No generous...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 her mood ;...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 頁
...On Butler's Monument in Westminster Abbey. WHILST Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive No gen'rous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starved...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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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - 1868 - 871 頁
...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 in Covent-garden Church,...
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London and Westminster: City and Suburb: Strange Events ..., 第 1 卷

John Timbs - 1868
...epitaph on the poet's monument is in high-flown Latin, which drew from Samuel Wesley 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, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - 1868 - 871 頁
...alive. No generous patron would a dinner give ; Bee him, when starved to death, and turned to dull, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown : Be ask'd for bread, and he received a slone." It was soon after this proposed to erect a monument...
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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - 1869 - 291 頁
...suggested one of the best epigrams we have : " Whilst Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generons patron would a dinner give. See him, when starved to death and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. Tbe poet's fate is here in emblem shown.: He asked...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - 1870 - 587 頁
...WESTMINSTER ABBEY. Whilst 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...here in emblem shown, — He ask'd for bread, and lie receiv'da stone. Culler, the celebrated author of "Hudibras," was entirely neglected in life. His...
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