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Samuel Butler

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Comprehensive information about Samuel Butler including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Samuel Butler (baptized 14 February 1613 – 25 September 1680) was a poet and satirist. He is remembered now chiefly for a long satirical poem entitled Hudibras . This educational Samuel Butler resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing. Quote Right
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Quote Left They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, 'Can he name a kitten?' Quote Right
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Quote Left Neither have they hearts to stay, nor wit enough to run away. Quote Right
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Quote Left The difference between God and the historians consists above all in the fact that God cannot alter the past. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all. Quote Right
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