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All wit and fancy, like a diamond, The more exact and curious ?tis ground, Is forced for every carat to abate As much of value as it wants in weight.

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Butler

Butler was an English poet of the 17th century, famous for his satirical poem "Hudibras". For details see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Butler_(poet) https://archive.org/details/poeticalbutler01butluoft/ https://archive.org/details/poeticalbutler02butluoft/

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