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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 Aurora Borealis: Or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and ... - Page 207
1831 - 216 pages
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The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being ..., Volume 1

Epigrams, English - 1806
...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, Volume 1

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...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...shown, He asked for bread, and he received a stone, Advice to One who was about to u-rile, to avoid t&gImmoralities of the Ancient and Modem Poets.. IF...
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Flowers of literature; for 1801 & 1802(-1805): or, Characteristic sketches ...

Flowers of literature - 1807
...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...
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volume 3

Columbia County (N.Y.) - 1804
...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 ...

Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...! 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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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...! 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 shown, H uk'd for Bread, and be receiv'da Stone. A FRIENDLY CONTEST. Cam and Isi* their sad tribute bring...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

1810
...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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A Selection of English Epigrams: Extracted Principally from the British and ...

Epigrams - 1812 - 131 pages
...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 shown,— He asfc'd for bread, and he receiv'da stone, CCXLVUI. When man and -woman die, as poets sung, His heart's...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...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 inscription upon it is as follows: MS SAMUELIS BUTLERI,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...! 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 inscription upon it is as follows : MS SAMUELIS BUTLERI,...
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