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A POEM BY SAMUEL BUTLER,

WRITTEN

IN THE TIME OF THE CIVIL WARS.

ADORNED WITH CUTS.

SECOND EDITION.

VOLUME THE THIRD.

LONDON,

AND SOLD IN PARIS,
BY JOMBERT, BOOKSELLER,

"ro 1, PAON-SAINT-ANDRÉ STREET.

1819.

POËME

DE SAMUEL BUTLER,

ÉCRIT PENDANT LES GUERRES CIVILES

' D'ANGLETERRE,

ET TRADUIT EN VERS FRANÇAIS

PAR J. TOWNELEY,

Officier anglais au service de France;
Avec des Remarques de LARCHER, traducteur d'Hérodote,

et quinze figures d'après HOGARTE.

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ET A PARIS,
CHEZ JOMBERT, LIBRAIRE,

RUE DU PAON-SAINT-ANDRÉ, No 1.

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HUDIBRAS.

Tome III.

HUDIBRAS.

THE ARGUMENT

OF THE EIGHTH CANTO.

odigious flion

He plodes enchanted b

The Knight and Squire's prodigious flight To quit th' enchanted bow'r by night. He plods to turn his amorous suit T' a plea in law, and prosecute : Repairs to counsel, to advise 'Bout managing the enterprise ; But first resolves to try by letter, And one more fair address, to get her.

CANTO VIII.

W ho would believe what strange bugbears
Mankind creates itself, of fears
That spring like fern, that insect weed,
Equivocally, without seed;

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