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Quotation by Samuel Butler
He could foretell whats'ever was By consequence to come to pass. As Death of Great Men, Alterations, Diseases, Battels, Inundations. All this without th' Eclipse of Sun, Or dreadful Comet, he hath done By inward Light, a way as good,
Samuel Butler (1612–1680), British poet. Hudibras. . .
Everyman's Book of English Verse. John Wain, ed. (1981) J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.
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