Who is Samuel Butler?

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

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    A physician’s physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric’s divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    upon these maxims meditate:
    All women dote upon an idle man
    Although their children need a rich estate;
    No man has ever lived that had enough
    Of children’s gratitude or woman’s love.
    —William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)