|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|He was in logic a great critic,|
Profoundly skilled in analytic:
He could distinguish, and divide
A hair twixt south and south-west side;
On either which he would dispute,
Confute, change hands, and still confute.
Butler.Hudibras, Part I. Canto I. Line 65.
|It is a piece of logic which will hardly pass on the world, that because one man has a sore nose all the town should put plasters upon theirs.|
Swift.Remarks upon a Book. (Roscoes Ed. Vol. 2, pa. 181.)