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When Butler needy wretch was still alive

DMI number:
32440
First Line:
When Butler needy wretch was still alive
Last Line:
He asked for bread and he received a stone
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death, Food and drink, and Poverty
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Author:
Samuel Wesley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wesley (1743): 90 ('On the setting up Mr. Butler's Monument in Westminster Abbey', in 'Poems on Several Occasions').
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Content/Publication
Title:
Select and Remarkable Epitaphs [Vol. 1] [T27439] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Samuel Wesley
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Page No(s):
p.140
Poem Title:
XXV. On the Monument to Butler's Memory, erected in Westminster-Abbey.
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Not attributed
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.137
Poem Title:
On the Monument to Butler's Memory, Erected in Westminster Abbey.
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Not attributed
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.137
Poem Title:
On the Monument to Butler's Memory, Erected in Westminster Abbey.
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Not attributed