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Quotation by Samuel Butler
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Ernest Pontifex, or The Way of All Flesh Houghton Mifflin (1964)
Genuine Remains in Verse and Prose (1759)
When civil fury first grew high,
And men fell out, they knew not why;
When hard words, jealousies, and fears,
Set folks together by the ears,
And made them fight, like mad or drunk,
For Dame Religion, as for punk;
Samuel Butler (1612–1680), British poet. Hudibras (l. 1–6).
OxBoLi. Everyman's Book of English Verse. John Wain, ed. (1981) J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.
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