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Quotation by Samuel Butler
What makes all doctrines plain and clear?
About two hundred pounds a year.
And that which was proved true before
Prove false again? Two hundred more.
Samuel Butler (1612–1680), British poet. eds. John Wilders and Hugh de Quehen (1973). Hudibras, pt. 3, cto. 1, l. 1277-80 (1678).
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