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  • Smatterers
    All smatterers are more brisk and pert
    Than those that understand an art;
    As little sparkles shine more bright
    Than glowing coals, that give them light....
  • Hypocrisy
    Hypocrisy will serve as well
    To propagate a church, as zeal;
    As persecution and promotion
    Do equally advance devotion: ...
  • Religion Of Hudibras, The
    For his religion it was fit
    To match his learning and his wit:
    'Twas Presbyterian true blue;
    For he was of that stubborn crew ...
  • Hudibras: Part 3 - Canto I

    The Knight and Squire resolve, at once,
    The one the other to renounce. ...
  • Hudibras: Part 1 - Canto Iii

    The scatter'd rout return and rally,
    Surround the place; the Knight does sally, ...
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Philip_d_conrad: life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. (samuel butler)
Fallgesetz: if you look at dickens, hardy, james, samuel butler, you will not see the word 'personality' because it didn't exist in the 19th century
Kayleecrews26: “doubtless the pleasure is as great of being cheated as to cheat.” –samuel butler
Technophobiaorg: in 1863 samuel butler called to end tech progress to save humanity from dystopia. since then child mortality rates went from 25% to 3% creating a less dystopian world. the dangers of slowing technological progress is only obvious in hindsight.
Natastarforever: my name is nata. and it's time to share something more. ©️ every man`s work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. samuel butler
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Vain Hope
 by Ernest Dowson

Sometimes, to solace my sad heart, I say,
Though late it be, though lily-time be past,
Though all the summer skies be overcast,
Haply I will go down to her, some day,
And cast my rests of life before her feet,
That she may have her will of me, being so sweet
And none gainsay!


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