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While Butler needy wretch was still alive

DMI number:
13489
First Line:
While Butler needy wretch was still alive
Last Line:
He asked for bread and he received a stone
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epilogue
Themes:
Death and Poetry / literature / writing
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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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Whilst Butler needy wretch was still alive
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He asked for bread and he received a stone
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Content/Publication
Title:
A choice collection of poetry by the most ingenious men of the age [vol 1] [T124643] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
On setting up Mr. Butler's Monument in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefixed, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [Vol. I] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
CCCLXXIX.
Poem Title:
On setting up Mr. Butler's Monument in Westminster-Abbey.
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Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefix’d, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [ESTC T41]
Page No(s):
CCCLXXVI.
Poem Title:
On setting up Mr. Butler's Monument in Westminster Abbey.
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Not attributed
Title:
Miscellaneous poems, by several hands [T117257]
Page No(s):
p.18
Poem Title:
On the setting up Mr. Butler's Monument in Westminster Abby.
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Title:
The art of poetry made easy, [...]: being the seventh volume of the Circle of the sciences [T120153]
Page No(s):
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Wesley.
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Not attributed
Title:
The art of poetry on a new plan [vol I] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Wesley
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley