William Allen Butler

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William Allen Butler (February 20, 1825September 9, 1902) was an American lawyer and writer of poetical satires.

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  • No record of her high descent
    There needs, nor memory of her name;
    Enough that Raphael’s colors blent
    To give her features deathless fame.
    • Incognita of Raphael, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations 10th ed. (1919).
  • Really and truly—I’ve nothing to wear.
    • Nothing to Wear (1857), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations 10th ed. (1919).

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