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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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British Conchology: Or, An Account of the Mollusca which Now Inhabit ..., Band 2

John Gwyn Jeffreys - 1863
...these so-called species must have greater ingenuity than even the learned knight, of whom it was said " He could distinguish and divide A hair, 'twixt south and south-west side." The variety " squamula" is flatter and smoother than usual; " aculeata" has the imbricated scales pinched...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...II. Act IV. Scene 2. (Cade to Dick.) LOGIC. — He was in logic a great critie, Profoundly skill'd in analytic : He could distinguish, and divide A hair...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. LONDON. — The very houses seem asleep ; And all that mighty heart is lying still ! WORDSWORTH. —...
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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - 1864 - 493 Seiten
...some indecent phrases, were after corrected He was in Logic a great critic,* el Profoundly skill'd in Analytic ; He could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side ; On «ither side he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute ;1 TO He'd undertake to prove...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

1865
...rage but half a grain ; Which made some take him for a tool That knaves do work with, called a fool 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,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 Seiten
...Than to a blackbird 'tis to whistle. HIS LOGIC. He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skill'd in analytic: — He could distinguish, and divide...'twixt south and south-west side; On either which he woidd dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute: He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1865
...ench a person, though — " lie be in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic; lie can distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side, — On either which he can dispute. Confute, change hands, and still confute. For be a rope of sand can twist, As tough as...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 Seiten
...squeak. That Latin was no more difficile, Than to a blackbird 't is to whistle. Part i. Canto i. Line 51. He could distinguish, and divide A hair, 'twixt south and southwest side. Part i. Canto i. Line 67. For rhetoric, he could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope. Part...
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The British Poets, Band 1

1866
...in logic a great critic, « Profoundly skill'd in analytic ; He could distinguish, and divide A hah- 'twixt south and south-west side; On either which...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute : 10 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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History of the Masonic Persecutions in Different Quarters of the Globe: With ...

George Oliver - 1867 - 429 Seiten
...printing was invented ; and the subtleties of special pleading, or as Hudibras expresses it, a power to -distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and southwest...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute," had not then obtained such complete possession of the mind as to induce men to advance arguments in...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 Seiten
...deck With shining ringlets her smooth ivory neck. " He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skill'd in analytic ; He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side. Butler, Hud. 1, I. 65. If a man who turnips cries. Cries not when his "father dies, 'Tis a sign that...
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