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" twixt south and south-west side ; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute : He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl, A calf an... "
History of the English Language and Literature - Page 81
by Robert Chambers, Royal Robbins - 1837 - 328 pages
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Hudibras

Samuel Butler, Hudibras (fict.name.) - 1880
...make some think him circumcls'd; And truly so he was, perhaps, Not as a proselyte, but for claps.* He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skill'd...distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west aide; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute: He'd undertake to...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 33-34

John Bell - English poetry - 1797
...perbaps, lsTot as a proselyte, but for claps. He was in logic a great critie, 65 Profoundly skill'din analytic; He could distinguish, and divide A hair...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute: He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse : He'd prove a buxaard is no fowl, And that...
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Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners, Volume 14

Performing Arts - 1802
...— • r. 59. MR. WINDHAM. He was in logic a good critic, Profoundly skill'd in analytic : He would distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side ; On either side whieh he'd dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. y.6S. MR. PITT. _ when he pleas'd...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts : Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - Literary Criticism - 1805 - 384 pages
...Profoundly skill'd in s analytick ! •ili: cou'd distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and^outh-west side; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. #0 He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse. He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...make some think him circumcis'd ; And truly so he was, perhaps, Not as a proselyte, but for claps. He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skill'd...could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south and so'jth-west side ; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute : He'd...
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Hudibras, in Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1809 - 336 pages
...proselyte, hut for claps. He was in Logic a grout eiitick, '65 Profoundly skill'd in aanalytick! He con'd distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side; On either which he would dispute, Coufute, change hands, and still coufute, 70 He'd undertake to prove, hy force Of argument, a man's...
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The Christian's Magazine: Designed to Promote the Knowledge and ..., Volume 4

John Mitchell Mason - Religion - 1811
...Churchman himself a Calvinist, must be like Hudibras, who Was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic : He could distinguish, and divide A hair...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. As we despair to see such a genius during our days, we do not hesitate to sing a requiem to the apprehensions...
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The Christian's Magazine, Volume 4

John Mitchell Mason - Religion - 1811
...Calvinist, must be like Hudibras, who Was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic i He could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south...dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. As we despair to see such a genius during our days, we do not hesitate to sing a requiem to the apprehensions...
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The Reflector: a quarterly magazine, on subjects of philosophy, politics ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1811 - 503 pages
...Iraniinj. •re ii,:!'ly ridiculed in the First Canto of Hudthras. — Thus t— • '' He was in lo^ic a great critic, Profoundly skill'd in analytic: . He could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt sonth and sonth-west side; On either which he would dispnte, Confnte, change hands, and still confute...
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The Christian's Magazine: Designed to Promote the Knowledge and ..., Volume 4

John Mitchell Mason - Religion - 1811
...critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic : He -could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south aad south-west side : On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute., As we despair to see such a genius during our days, we do not hesitate to sing a requiem to the apprehensions...
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