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" And styled of war as well as peace. (So some rats of amphibious nature Are either for the land or water.) But here our authors make a doubt Whether he were more wise or stout. "
Hudibras: Poem - Page 2
by Samuel Butler - 1812 - 410 pages
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Hudibras: In Three Parts : Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - 1805 - 384 pages
...either for the land or water.) But here our author makes a douht, Whether he were more wise or stout. SO Some hold the one, and some the other ; But howsoe'er,...they make a pother, The difference was so small, his hraioOutweigh'd his rage hut half a grain ; Which made some take him for a tool, 3$. That knaves do...
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Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ...

William Henry Ireland - Fools and jesters - 1807 - 295 pages
...variis illudit partibus; of whom it may truly be said, according to the opinion of Butler, The difFrence was so small, his brain Outweigh'd his rage but half a grain ; Which made some take him for a tool That knaves do work with, call'da Fool. The splenetic Pyrrhus,...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler: In Three Volumes. Collated with the ...

Samuel Butler, Thomas Park - 1808
...anthors make a donbt Whether he were more wise or stont : Some hold the one, and some the other, Bnt, howsoe'er they make a pother, The difference was so small, his brain Ontweigh'd his rage bnt half a grain ; Which made some take him for a tool That knaves do work with,...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...as well as peace. (So some rats, of amphibious nature, Are either for the land or water) : But here our authors make a doubt, Whether he were more wise or stout : Some hold the one, and some the other, But, howsoe'cr they make a pother, The difference was so small,...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...war, as well as peace. (So some rats of amphibious nature, Are either for the land or water.) But here our authors make a doubt, Whether he were more wise...or stout. 30 Some hold the one, and some the other : by the aid of that method of printing, conceive the subject at first under the aspect intended, it...
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Essay on the Principles of Translation

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - Translating and interpreting - 1813 - 436 pages
...point, we find there is more diffusion in the translation than in the original. Thus, Butler says, The difference was so small, his brain Outweigh'd his rage but half a grain ; Which made some take him for a tool That knaves do work with, call'da fool Thus amplified by Voltaire,...
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Hudibras

Robert Deverell - 1816
...war, as well as peace. (So some rats of amphibious nature, Are either for the land or water.) But here our authors make a doubt, Whether he were more wise...or stout. 30 Some hold the one, and some the other : by the aid of that method of printing, conceive the subject at first under the aspect intended, it...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 9

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...seldom upon any other oeeasion. Hut here onr authors make a doubt Whether lte were more wise or stout: Some hold the one, and some the other, But, howsoe'er they make a pother, The differenee was so small, his brain Outweigh'd his rage but half a grain; Whieh made some take him for...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 9

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...country. I He kneeled to the King, when he knighted him, but seldom upon any other oecasion. r But here our authors make a doubt Whether he were more wise or stout : Some hold the one, and some the other, But, howsoe'er they make a pother, The difference was so small,...
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Hudibras, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - Great Britain - 1819 - 294 pages
...me." (See an account of Duelling, Taller, No. 93, and of trials of titles in this VOL. I. E But here our Authors make a doubt, Whether he were more wise or stout. SO Some hold the one, and some the other ; But howsoe'er they make a pother, The difference was so...
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