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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    We can only proselytize fresh meat, putrid meat begins to have strong convictions of its own.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    She lived in storm and strife,
    Her soul had such desire
    For what proud death may bring
    That it could not endure
    The common good of life....
    —William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places how are the
    mighty fallen!
    Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon;
    —Bible: Hebrew Second Samuel (l. I, 19–20)