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 seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    “... I have what no young man can have
    Because he loves too much.
    Words I have that can pierce the heart,
    But what can he do but touch?”
    Day-break and a candle end.

    —William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    ...and every sword was against the other, so that there was very great confusion.
    Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 14:20.