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In mathematics he was greater
Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater;
For he, by geometric scale,
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In mathematics he was greater
Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater;
For he, by geometric scale,
Could take the size of pots of ale.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Learning Quotes,
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Though wisdom cannot be gotten with gold, still less can it be gotten without it.

Though wisdom cannot be gotten with gold, still less can it be gotten without it.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Gold Quotes,
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Honor is like a widow, won
With brisk attempt and putting on.

Honor is like a widow, won
With brisk attempt and putting on.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Honor Quotes,
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Through thick and thin.

Through thick and thin.

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Look before you ere you leap.

Look before you ere you leap.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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