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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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The Western Monthly, 第 3 卷

Francis Fisher Browne - 1870
...indebted to the charity of a friend for a grave, provoked one of the acutest epigrams in the language: While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive. No generous...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...
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The Lakeside Monthly, 第 3 卷

Francis Fisher Broune - 1870
...indebted to the charity of a friend for a grave, provoked one of the acutcst epigrams in the language: While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous...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...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, 第 231 卷

1871
...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...is here in emblem shown ; He ask'd for bread, and lie receiv"da stone." The witty writer has made one mistake in this epitaph. He did " not ask for bread...
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The Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Môts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - 1871 - 516 頁
...ashamed of it ; and by and by meeting at Mr. Townsend's at dinner, I sold it to him for 18d. — Pcpys. While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give. See him, when starv'd to death and tum'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ; The poet's fate is here in emblem...
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The City-road Magazine, for ..., 第 6 卷

1876
...tablet in the same Abbey is as pathetic as itis pungent : "S«e 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 itone." When the great itinerant evangelist sipped on blackberries,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, 第 2 篇

1871
...have the worst opinion of it. Every one knows his epitaph written by John Wesley's father : — " When 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...
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English Literature: Considered as an Interpreter of English History

Henry Coppée - 1873 - 476 頁
...might not want a monument when he was dead." Upon the occasion of erecting this, Samuel Wesley wrote : While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous...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...
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The Antiquary, 第 3-4 卷

1873
...friend of Atterbury and Pope, wrote the well-known epigram on the setting up of this stone, ie : — " While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous...a dinner give ; See him, when starved to death and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The Poet's fame is here in emblem shown, He asked...
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English Literature: Considered as an Interpreter of English History

Henry Coppée - 1873 - 476 頁
...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. To his own age he was the prince of jesters ; to English...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1874 - 864 頁
...of tho houses of York and Lancaster I—- If this fair rose offend thy sight, ON BUTLER'S MONUMENT. While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous...a dinner give. See him, when starved to death and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. Tho poet a fate is here in emblem ehown : lie asked...
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