A Quote by Samuel Butler on honor and justice

But Hudibras gave him a twitch As quick as lightning in the breech, Just in the place where honour 's lodg'd, As wise philosophers have judg'd; Because a kick in that part more Hurts honour than deep wounds before.

Samuel Butler (1612 - 1680)

Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto iii. Line 1065.

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