Samuel Butler Poems
|1.||Hudibras: Part 3 - Canto I||4/21/2010|
|2.||Hudibras: Part 3 - Canto Ii||4/21/2010|
|3.||Hudibras: Part 3 - Canto Iii||4/21/2010|
|4.||Hudibras: Part 2 - Canto I||4/21/2010|
|5.||An Heroic Epistle Of Hudibras To His Lady||4/21/2010|
|6.||Hudibras, Part I (Excerpts)||1/1/2004|
|7.||Hudibras - The Lady's Answer To The Knight||4/21/2010|
|8.||Hudibras: Part 2 - Canto Ii||4/21/2010|
|9.||Hudibras: Part 1 - Canto Iii||4/21/2010|
|10.||Puritans - (From Hudibras)||4/21/2010|
|11.||Sonnets On Miss Savage||4/21/2010|
|12.||The Metaphysical Sectarian||4/21/2010|
|13.||Hudibras: Part 1 - Canto I||4/21/2010|
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Hudibras: Part 1 - Canto I
Sir Hudibras his passing worth,
The manner how he sallied forth;
His arms and equipage are shown;
His horse's virtues, and his own.
Th' adventure of the bear and fiddle
Is sung, but breaks off in the middle.
When civil dudgeon a 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;
Whose honesty they all durst swear for,
Though not a man of them knew wherefore:
When Gospel-Trumpeter, ...