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" 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, a goose a justice, And rooks committee-men and trustees. He'd run in debt by disputation, And pay with... "
Hudibras; with notes by T.R. Nash - Page 11
by Samuel Butler, Hudibras (fict.name.) - 1835
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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - 1880 - 331 pages
...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,! a goose a justice, And rooks Committee-men! and Trustees. • Vfa. ' And truly...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1750 - 401 pages
...Confute, change hands, and fell confute ; He'd undertake to prove by force Of argument a man's no horfe i He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a Lord may be an owl ; 75 A calf an Alderman, a goofe a Juftice, And rooks Committee-men and Truftt;es. He'd run in debt...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. By Samuel ...

Samuel Butler - 1753 - 431 pages
...Confute, change hands, and ltill confute ; He'd undertake to prove by force Of argument a man's no horfe ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a Lord may be an Owl, 75 A calf an Alderman, a goofe a Juflice, And rooks Committee-men and Truflecs. He'd run in debt by...
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Hudibras: Pome, Volume 1

Samuel Butler, John Towneley, Pierre-Henri Larcher - 1757 - 365 pages
...il en ft chiche , Et ne le portt qu'aux bons jours , Comme bourgeoife fes atours. . Aiij He 'd prove a Buzzard is no fowl , And that a Lord may be an Owl ; A Calf an Alderman, a Goofe a Inftice, And Rooks Committee-Men and Tr*ftett.' He 'd run in Debt by...
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Hudibras: Pome, Volume 1

Samuel Butler, John Towneley, Pierre-Henri Larcher - 1757 - 365 pages
...Change la thfe , & puis rfute, H eut dmontr bien ou mal Qu'un homme n'eft pas un cheval , Jle 'd prove a Buzzard is no fowl , And that a Lord may be an Owl ; A Calf an Alderman , a Goofe a Juftice , And Rooks Committee -Men and Traftees. JJe 'd run in Debt...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Civil Wars. By Samuel ...

Samuel Butler - 1773 - 382 pages
...change hands, and ftill confute. f He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horfe; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl; AS HUDIBR.AS. Part!. A calf an alderman, a goofe a juftice, 75 And rooks committee-men and truftees....
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The Works of the English Poets: Butler

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...change hands, and ftill confute.i. 70 He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man 's no horfe ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl,, And that a lord may be an owl; A calf Ver. 6z.J Here is an alteration without any amendment; for the following lines, And truly fo...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volumes 6-7

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...change hands, and ftill confuteii jo He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man 's no horfe ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owlj. A calf Ver. 6z.J Here is an alteration without any amendment; for the following lines, And truly...
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An essay on taste: To which is now added part fourth, of the standard of ...

Alexander Gerard - Aesthetics - 1780 - 284 pages
...Profoundly Ikill'd in analytic, inr. He'd undertake to prove by force Of argument a man's no horfe ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl,, And that a lord may be an owl ; A calf an alderman, a goofe a juftice, And rooks committee-men and truftees, ire. Cant. i. ver. 6$....
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...change hands, and ftill confute : 70 He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man 's no horfe ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl ; Ver. 6i.] Here is an alteration without any amendment; for the following lines, And truly fo he was,...
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