„For rhetoric, he could not ope
His mouth, but out there flew a trope;
And when he happen'd to break off
I' th' middle of his speech, or cough,
H' had hard words,ready to show why,
And tell what rules he did it by;“

—  Samuel Butler (1612-1680), Hudibras, Part I (1663–1664), Context: For rhetoric, he could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope; And when he happen'd to break off I' th' middle of his speech, or cough, H' had hard words, ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by; Else, when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talk'd like other folk, For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools. Canto I, line 81
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That which was which he could not tell;
But oftentimes mistook th' one
For th' other, as great clerks have done.“

—  Samuel Butler (poet) poet and satirist 1612 - 1680
Hudibras, Part I (1663–1664), Context: Whatever sceptic could inquire for, For ev'ry why he had a wherefore; Knew more than forty of them do, As far as words and terms cou'd go. All which he understood by rote And, as occasion serv'd, would quote; No matter whether right or wrong, They might be either said or sung. His notions fitted things so well, That which was which he could not tell; But oftentimes mistook th' one For th' other, as great clerks have done. Canto I, line 131

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„And why does this same God tell me how to raise my children when he had to drown his?“

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„It is the lukewarm that He will spew out of His mouth."“

—  Dorothy Day Social activist 1897 - 1980
Context: A Jewish convert said to me once, "The Communists hate God, and the Catholics love Him. But they are both facing Him, directing their attention to Him. They are not indifferent. Communists are not in so bad a case as those who are indifferent. It is the lukewarm that He will spew out of His mouth." From Union Square to Rome (1938)

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