The Note-books of Samuel Butler ...

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E. P. Dutton, 1917 - Satire, English - 437 pages

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Page 201 - Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets; She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying. How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
Page 201 - All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his life in his wickedness.
Page 25 - OUT of the deep have I called unto thee, O LORD ; LORD, hear my voice. 0 let thine ears consider well the voice of my complaint. If thou, LORD, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss; O LORD, who may abide it ? For there is mercy with thee: therefore shalt thou be feared.
Page 160 - What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence or in truth, Christ is preached...
Page 212 - Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed ; Teach me to die, that so I may Rise glorious at the awful day.
Page 262 - Hey, Diddle, Diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed To see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon.
Page 58 - In the moral government of the world, it seems evidently necessary, that the sins of the fathers should be visited upon the children...
Page 218 - The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
Page 391 - if ever there was a sober creetur to be got at eighteen pence a day for working people, and three and six for gentlefolks - night watching,"' said Mrs Gamp with emphasis, '"being a extra charge - you are that inwallable person.
Page 215 - AN APOLOGY FOR THE DEVIL It must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.

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