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Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler was an iconoclastic Victorian author who published a variety of works, including the Utopian satire Erewhon and the posthumous novel The Way of All Flesh, his two best-known works, but also extending to examinations of Christian orthodoxy, substantive studies of evolutionary thought, studies of Italian art, and works of literary history and criticism. Butler also made prose translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey which remain in use to this day.

Quotes

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Patroclus did as his dear comrade had bidden him
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Will not the Achaeans mock at us and say that we have sent one to champion us who is fair to see but who has neither wit nor courage?
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the words came driving from his deep chest like winter snow before the wind, then there was none to touch him, and no man thought further of what he looked like.
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