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For truth is precious and divine;
Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.

For truth is precious and divine;
Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Truth Quotes,
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He made an instrument to know
If the moon shine at full or no;
That would, as read more

He made an instrument to know
If the moon shine at full or no;
That would, as soon as e'er she shone straight,
Whether 'twere day or night demonstrate;
Tell what her d'ameter to an inch is,
And prove that she's not made of green cheese.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Moon Quotes,
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Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he read more

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Nature Quotes,
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With books and money placed, for show
Like nest eggs, to make clients lay,
And for his read more

With books and money placed, for show
Like nest eggs, to make clients lay,
And for his false opinion pay.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Opinion Quotes,
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Synods are mystical Bear-gardens.
Where Elders, Deputies, Church-wardens,
And other Members of the Court,
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Synods are mystical Bear-gardens.
Where Elders, Deputies, Church-wardens,
And other Members of the Court,
Manage the Babylonish sport.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Religion Quotes,
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