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Statementby his grandson, Samuel Butler. Vol.2, March 7, 1831-Dec. 4, 1839.
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The life and letters of Dr. Samuel Butler, headmaster of Shrewsbury School,and afterwards Bishop of Lichfield, in so far as they illustrate the scholastic, religious and social life.

Samuel Butler FRS (30 January – 4 December ) was an English classical scholar and schoolmaster of Shrewsbury, and Bishop of grandson was Samuel Butler (–), noted author of the novel Erewhon.

Butler was born at Kenilworth, was educated at Rugby School, and in was admitted to St John's College, e: Diocese of Lichfield. Get this from a library. The life and letters of Dr. Samuel Butler, head-master of Shrewsbury schooland afterwards bishop of Lichfield, in so far as they illustrate the scholastic religious, and social life of England, [Samuel Butler].

His most engaging later books include Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (), a leisurely travel guide that pays tribute to the glories of the Italian countryside, and The Life and Letters of Dr.

Samuel Butler (), an admiring biography of his grandfather. His other works include: Life and Letters () of Dr. Samuel Butler, his grandfather, headmaster of Shrewsbury school and afterwards bishop of Lichfield; Alps and Sanctuaries (); and two posthumous works edited by R. Streatfeild, The Way of All Flesh (), a novel; and Essays on Life, Art and Science ().

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Samuel Butler (–), English writer, artist and satirist wrote The Way of All Flesh () and earned the praise of George Bernard Shaw who deemed him "the greatest English writer of the latter half of the nineteenth century" Samuel Butler was born on 4 December at the rectory at Langar, near Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England.

His mother Fanny Worsley (–), and his father. Butler, Samuel, The life and letters of Dr. Samuel Butler, head-master of Shrewsbury schooland afterwards bishop of Lichfield, in so far as they illustrate the scholastic religious, and social life of England, (London, J.

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Thomas Butler, and grandson of the foregoing, was born at Langar, near Bingham, Nottinghamshire, on the 4th of December He was educated at Shrewsbury school, and at St John's College, Cambridge.

He took a high place in the classical tripos ofand was intended for the Church. The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler: A Revised Edition with Memoir and Notes 2 / 5 Life and Habit 3 / 5 The Life and Letters of Dr.

Samuel Butler, Head-master of Shrewsbury School 1 / 54/5(3). His large library included a fine collection of Aldine editions and Greek and Latin manuscripts; the Aldines were sold by auction, the manuscripts purchased by the British Museum.

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FORE-EDGE PAINTING. BUTLER, Samuel. Hudibras. By Samuel Butler. With Dr. Gray's Annotations. A New Edition Corrected and Enlarged. In Three Volumes. London:. The Life and Letters of Dr. Samuel Butler, Head-Master of Shrewsbury School (Volume 2) Click here read more The Life and Letters of Dr. Samuel Butler, Head-Master of Shrewsbury School (Volume 2) feature.

Volume: 2 Publisher: London, J. Murray Publication date: Subjects: Butler, Samuel, Notes: This is an OCR reprint. Edward Overton Ernest's godfather and fictional biographer who initially acts as a detached and ironic observer and recorder of Ernest's Pontifex antecedents and his early years of development; later in the novel, he becomes an active force in promoting Ernest's of the few idealized characters, Overton is essentially a mouthpiece of the author in his older and more mature years.

Erewhon: or, Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler, published anonymously in The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist.

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Bibliography.—Butler's works published during his life include, besides Hudibras: To the Memory of the most renowned Du Vall: A Pindaric Ode (); and a prose pamphlet against the Puritans, Two Letters, one from J.

Audland to W. Prynne, the other Prynne's Answer (). In three volumes, entitled Posthumous Works in Prose and Verse with a key to Hudibras by Sir. Samuel Butler was born in near Bingham, Nottinghamshire. He was the eldest son of Thomas Butler, rector of Langar and canon of Lincoln.

His grandfather was Dr Samuel Butler, headmaster of Shrewsbury School and later bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. Butler was born in and attended a dissenting academy where he read current philosophy — including up to date logic, and works of John Locke and Samuel Clarke.

While a student there Butler wrote a letter to Clarke pointing out two problems in Clarke’s arguments for God’s unicity and God’s omnipresence in Demonstration of the Being. Samuel Butler, 89, of Russell Street, widower of Emma Lou Smith Butler transitioned from this life April 6, at his home after an extended illness.

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searches the inventories of overbooksellers worldwide, accessing millions of books in just one simple step. Joseph Butler (18 May – 16 June ) was an English bishop, theologian, apologist, and was born in Wantage in the English county of Berkshire (now Oxfordshire).He is known, among other things, for his critique of Deism, Thomas Hobbes's egoism, and John Locke's theory of personal identity.

Butler influenced many philosophers and religious thinkers, including David Hume Alma mater: Oriel College, Oxford. Archives of natural history (formerly the Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History) publishes peer-reviewed papers on the history and bibliography of natural history in its broadest sense, and in all periods and all is taken to include botany, general biology, geology, palaeontology and zoology, the lives of naturalists, their publications, correspondence Author: Brian Coleman.This complete text of Essays on Life, Art and Science by Samuel Butler is in the public domain.

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To which is prefixed, An Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq. 12 Volumes. London. Printed for Nichols and Son & others. 8vo, [6 x 9 1/2 .

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