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" For his religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit : 'Twas Presbyterian true blue, For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant To be the true church militant... "
The Works of the English Poets: Butler - Page 12
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 654 pages
...unriddle in a moment, 'i proper terms, such as men smatter tan they throw out and miss the matter. _ Ftr his religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit : 7«as presbyterian true blue ; fw he was of that stubborn crew Ot errant saints, whom all men grant...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - 1812 - 884 pages
...185 He could unriddle in a moment, In proper terms, such as men smatter, When they throw out and miss the matter, For his religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit: 190 Twas Presbyterian true blue; For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant To be...
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Hudibras, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1819 - 294 pages
...person to set up for a reformer, and In proper terms, such as men smatter, When they throw out and miss the matter. '" For his religion it was fit To match his learning and his wit: 190 'Twas Presbyterian true blue, For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant To be...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 9

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 410 pages
...comment, He could unriddle in a moment, In proper terms, such as men smatter When they throw out and miss the matter. For his religion,-)- it was fit To match his learning and his wit ; 'Twas Presbyterian true blue ; For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1819 - 644 pages
...comment, He could unriddle in a moment, In proper terms, such as men smaller When they throw out and miss the matter. For his religion, it was fit To match his learning and Ms wit : Twas presbyterian true blue ; For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all...
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Hudibras, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1819 - 392 pages
...of the justice of this encomium. The religion of Sir Hudibras described, P. 1. C. 1. 1.189 to 200: For his religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit, &c. Sa religion au genie Et scjavoir etoit assortie ; II etoit franc Presbyterien, Et de sa secte le...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...He could unriddle in a moment, In proper terms, such as men smatter, When they throw out, and miss W V- RVZ 'Twas Presbyterian true blue; For he was ofthat stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant...
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The Cambridge Quarterly Review and Academical Register, Volume 1

1824 - 778 pages
...style of preaching of this new minister: regarding him principally as to his pretensions to oratory. " For his RELIGION, it was fit To match his learning and his wit; "Twas Presbyterian, true blue; For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men g.ant...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts

Samuel Butler - 1829 - 312 pages
...He could unriddle in a moment, In proper terms, such as men smatter, When they throw out, and miss the matter. For his religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit : 190 'Twas Presbyterian true blue ; For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints whom all nien grant To be...
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The Western Monthly Review, Volume 1

Timothy Flint - 1828 - 828 pages
...but to name his tools.' — p. 2. He thus gives the character of the orthodoxy of Cromwell'? time: ' For his religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit : 'Twos Presbyterian true blue ; For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant...
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