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A fool is known by looking wise

DMI number:
9580
Poem Aliases
Butler. Hudibras.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
A fool is known by looking wise
Last Line:
As men find woodcocks by their eyes
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
Related People
Author:
Samuel Butler
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Hudibras. Wilders (1967): 14 (I, i).
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First Line:
Fools are known by looking wise
Last Line:
As men find woodcocks by their eyes
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Settle
Attributed To:
Elkanah Settle
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Settle
Attributed To:
Elkanah Settle
Title:
The agreeable variety: being a miscellaneous collection in prose and verse from the works of the most celebrated authors [T61569]
Page No(s):
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Settle
Attributed To:
Elkanah Settle