Archives For Samuel Butler

Quote of the Day:
“Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.”
Samuel Butler, who died on this day, 1902
 
Poem of the Day:
The Metaphysical Sectarian
by Samuel Butler

HE was in Logick a great Critick,
Profoundly skill’d in Analytick.
He could distinguish, and divide
A Hair ‘twixt South and South-West side:
On either which he would dispute,
Confute, change hands, and still confute.

 

Kindle Ebook of the Day: 
Flunking Sainthood by Jana Riess– $2.99!!!
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The Wake Up Call – June 18, 2014