Samuel Butler


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English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)

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English poet (1612-1680)

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BEIRUT: "Every man's work," Victorian novelist Samuel Butler once remarked, "whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
50 Taunton Written by Samuel Butler, Hudibras is a mock heroic narrative poem, produced between 1660 and 1680.
and Samuel Butler drove the final nails into its coffin.
As the Victorian author Samuel Butler once said: ''The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them''.
Papers discuss origins of ageing mechanisms, mitochondrial DNA and human origins, humanistic-scientific theories of the origin of art, memory as the origin of biological and cultural identity in the work of Samuel Butler, the evolutionary origin of altruism in human behavior, the early origins of smiling, the genesis of the cosmos in classical Greek culture; origins of Indo-European words and Nordic representations; cultural memory and the origins of England; and the semantics of originality as an indicator of the cultural paradigm shift from Medieval to Modern.
Only five years before, in 1899, Samuel Butler had published Shakespeare's Sonnets Reconsidered, where he took up Tyrwhitt's hypothesis to argue that if read in the "proper" sequence, the sonnets yield further information about the background and character of Mr.
Once we have set aside Samuel Butler II, because he hailed from Nottinghamshire, we can safely concentrate on Samuel Butler I.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Bing Crosby; 2 Chicago; 3 A venomous snake; 4 Zabaglione or sabayon; 5 Samuel Butler.
In the backward world envisioned 135 years ago by Samuel Butler in Erewhon, taxation is regressive, on the theory that a business fortune is evidence of society's esteem toward its holder.
His poetry was widely known and his verse satire was considered to be styled like that of the English poet, Samuel Butler.
Judging from the present volume, every century seems to have its English or at least its English-speaking Cervantes: Samuel Butler in the seventeenth, Henry Fielding and Tobias Smollett in the eighteenth, Mark Twain in the nineteenth, and Roy Campbell in the twentieth.
La vida, dijo Samuel Butler, es como dar un concierto de violin al tiempo que se aprende a tocar el instrumento"
Readers of Samuel Butler and James George Frazer, who edited their own notebooks, will never know what materials were discarded in the process.
The cutout on the right representing the rabble illustrates our method clearly--this crowd of lout-like folk comes from a Hogarth print for a Samuel Butler poem.
When English novelist Samuel Butler penned the phrase "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing," there must have been some mystical force prodding him.