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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    Foundations of Morality: are like all other foundations; if you dig too much about them the superstructure will come tumbling down.
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    Far-off, most secret, and inviolate Rose,
    Enfold me in my hour of hours; where those
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    What sort of men are these? How do they do it? How can they do it?
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