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Samuel Butler's Cambridge Pieces

By Butler, Samuel

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Title: Samuel Butler's Cambridge Pieces  
Author: Butler, Samuel
Language: English
Subject: Literature & thought, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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ON ENGLISH COMPOSITION AND OTHER MATTERS. This essay is believed to be the first composition by Samuel Butler that appeared in print. It was published in the first number of the EAGLE, a magazine written and edited by members of St. John?s College, Cambridge, in the Lent Term, 1858, when Butler was in his fourth and last year of residence.

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Contents: On English Composition and Other Matters Our Tour Translation from an Unpublished Work of Herodotus The shield of Achilles, with variations Prospectus of the Great Split Society Powers A skit on examinations An Eminent Person Napoleon at St. Helena THE TWO DEANS The Battle of Alma Mater On the Italian Priesthood Samuel Butler and the Simeonites


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