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" He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic; He could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. "
Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ... - Seite 196
1837
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The Humorous speaker: being a choice collection of amusing pieces, both in ...

1853 - 408 Seiten
...scanted His bounty unto such as wanted ; But much of either would afford To many, that had not one word. He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled...analytic ; He could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twist south and southwest side ; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands. and still...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 Seiten
...his naked head. 'Byron. LOGIC. LONDON. 407 LOGIC. HE waa in logic a great critic, Profoundly skill'd in analytic; He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south, and south-west side. Butler. Logicians use to clap a proposition, As justices do criminals m prison, And in as learn'd authentic...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler: With Life, Critical ..., Band 1

Samuel Butler, George Gilfillan - 1854
...perhaps he was, es Tis many a pious Christian's case. He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skill'd in analytic : He could distinguish, and divide A hair...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. ro He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl,...
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The Philadelphia Journal of Homœopathy, Band 4

1856
...analysis and the logic, we concede them, of course, and admit that like his noble and learned antitype, " He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled...A hair 'twixt south and south-west side, On either side he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute !" But to be serious once more, is...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 Seiten
...HIS LOGIC. He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly r-kill'd in analytic: He could diKtiniruish, and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side; On either which he would dispute. Confute, chance hands, and still confute: He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse; He'd...
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The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c.]. Vol.5 ...

1856
...word-conjurer, a chopper pf logic, a man who could demonstrate that black is white, and vice versd : " On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute." We know by experience that Protestants always object to an argument that appears to them to be too...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 Seiten
...cummin-seeds ;" or, as we now say, "splitters of straws," or " hairs." Butler says of Hudibras: — " He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and southwest side." LI.— OF FACTION. MANY have an opinion not wise, that for a prince to govern his estate, or for a...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 Seiten
...squeak. That Latin was no more difficile, Than to a blackbird 'tis to whistle. Part i. Canto i. Line 67. He could distinguish, and divide A hair, 'twixt south and south-west side. Part i. Canto i. Line 81. For rhetoric, he could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope. Part...
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Class book of poetry: consisting of selections from distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - 1857 - 384 Seiten
...His bounty unto such as wanted; But much of either would afford To many, that had not one word. . . He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute; He 'd undertake to prove by force Of argument a man's no horse ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SAMUEL BUTLER VOLI

1857
...was, perhaps, Not as a proselyte, but f@r claps. He was in logic a great critic, 65 Profoundly skill'd in analytic ; He could distinguish, and divide A hair...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute : :o He'd undertake to prove, by force .Of argument, a man's no horse ; V. 55, 56. This is the property...
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