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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 alderman,... "
Hudibras: Poem - Page 3
by Samuel Butler - 1812 - 410 pages
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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century, Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - English poetry - 1921 - 244 pages
...and South-West side : On either which lie 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 Buzard is no Fowl, And that a Lord may be an Owl ; A Calf an Alderman, a Goose a Justice, And Rooks...
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Better Speech: A Textbook of Speech Training for Secondary Schools

Charles Henry Woolbert, Andrew Thomas Weaver - Speech - 1922 - 406 pages
...great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic; He could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south and southwest 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 run in debt by disputation, And...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 51

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856
...great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic ! He would distinguish and divide A hair, '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,...
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Readings in the Concept and Measurement of Income

...Profoundly skill'd in Analytick. He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt South and South- West side : On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. Samuel Butler (161z?-168o), Hudibras, Part I, Canto I George O. May, writing in 1954, suggested that...
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Edmund Burke: The Enlightenment and Revolution

Peter James Stanlis - Philosophy - 1991 - 259 pages
...a great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic; He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and southwest side; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. (Hudibras, The Argument, lines 65-70) In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe or Erra Pater;...
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The Pamphleteer

Jan Glete - Philosophy - 1994 - 16500 pages
...and south-west side : On cither which he woultt dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute ; Hed undertake * to prove,' by force Of argument, a man's no horse. All this, without a glose or comment, He could onriddle in a moment. In proper terms such as men smatier,...
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Blind Men and Elephants: Perspectives on Humor

Arthur Asa Berger - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 192 pages
...great critic, Profoundly skill'd in Analytic. He could distinguish, and divide A hair "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,...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

W. H. Auden - Poetry - 2004 - 553 pages
...Profoundly skill'd in analytic. He could distinguish, and divide A hair '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...
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