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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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Poetical Works, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1861 - 248 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,t whom all men...
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The Literature of Society, Volume 1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1862
...or as Duns Scotus ' He could raise scruples, dark and nice, And after solve them in a trice.' ' 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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...three years later, and the third not till 1678. He died in London in 1680. RELIGION OF HUDIBRAS. FOB 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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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - 1864 - 493 pages
...165 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: 19t 'Twas Presbyterian, true blue.t For he was of that, stubborn crew Of errant^ saints, whom all men...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...RESTORATION. 145. Samuel Butler. 1612-1680. (Manual, pp. 222-228.) From Hudibras.' HUDIBEAS'S RELIGION. For his Religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit; 'Tvvas Presbyterian, true blue ; For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant...
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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - 1865 - 462 pages
...dissenters were often included, were more particularly designated by this term. Thus Butler : ' For his religion, it was fit To match his learning and his wit, 'Twos Presbyterian true bZwe.' Hvdibras. That this epithet of derision should find its way to the...
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The British Poets, Volume 1

1866
...IB8 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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Poetical Works: With the Life of the Author, Volumes 1-2

Samuel Butler, Samuel Johnson - 1807 - 542 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 his wit; . 190 v. 181 ] Several of the ancients have supposed that Adam and Eye had no naveU; and, amoii.? the moderns,...
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Poets' Corner: A Manual for Students in English Poetry, with Biographical ...

John Chippendall Montesquieu Bellew - 1868 - 936 pages
...disputation, And pay with ratiocination : All this by syllogism true, In mood and figure, he would do. 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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Hudibras, in three parts. Repr. of ed. of 1779 [ed. by A. Murray].

Samuel Butler - 1869
...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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