Where entity and quiddity, The ghosts of defunct bodies, fly.
Samuel Butler (1612 - 1680)
Source: Hudibras. Part i. Canto i. Line 145.
Contributed by: Zaady
'Cause grace and virtue are within Prohibited degrees of kin; And therefore no true saint allows They shall be suffer'd to espouse.
Source: Hudibras. Part iii. Canto i. Line 1293.
Beside, 't is known he could speak Greek As naturally as pigs squeak; That Latin was no more difficile Than to a blackbird 't is to whistle.
Source: Hudibras. Part i. Canto i. Line 51.
Doubtless the pleasure is as great Of being cheated as to cheat.
Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto iii. Line 1.
Cheer'd up himself with ends of verse And sayings of philosophers.
Source: Hudibras. Part i. Canto iii. Line 1011.
Ay me! what perils do environ The man that meddles with cold iron!
Source: Hudibras. Part i. Canto iii. Line 1.
Compound for sins they are inclined to, By damning those they have no mind to.
Source: Hudibras. Part i. Canto 1, Line 213
Why should not conscience have vacation As well as other courts o' th' nation?
Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto ii. Line 317.
Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
Source: The Way of All Flesh, ch. 14.
Youth is like spring, an over-praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.
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