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BY SAMUEL BUTLER :
WITH HISTORICAL, BIOGRAPHICAL, AND EXPLANATORY
SELECTED FROM GREY & OTHER AUTHORS.
TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED,
A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,
A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE CIVIL WAR.
A New Edition.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PRINTED FOR AKERMAN, STRAND; WALKER AND CO. PATERNOSTER-
PART II.---CANTO III.
The Knight, with various doubts possest,
Of Sidrophel the Rosycrucian,
To know the dest'nies' resolution:
With whom b'ing met, they both chop logic
Till, falling from dispute to fight,
The Conj'rer 's worsted by the Knight.
DOUBTLESS the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated, as to cheat;
That least perceive a juggler's sleight,