Who is Samuel Butler?

  • (noun): English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902).
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  • (noun): English poet (1612-1680).

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    The old saying of Buffon’s that style is the man himself is as near the truth as we can get—but then most men mistake grammar for style, as they mistake correct spelling for words or schooling for education.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    I sing what was lost and dread what was won,
    I walk in a battle fought over again,
    My king a lost king, and lost soldiers my men....
    —William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    I will build him a sure house...
    Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 2:35.

    God.