Forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those
things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize
of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Bible (NewTestament) Philippians 3:13^14.
Fate tried to conceal him by calling him Smith. Oliver Wendell Holmes Of Samuel Francis Smith.'The Boys'.
These, in the day when heaven was falling, The hour when
earth's foundations fled, Followed their
mercenary calling And took their
wages and are dead. A(lfred) E(dward) Housman Last Poems, no.37,'Epitaph on an Army of
His name was George F. Babbitt. He was forty-six years old now, in
April,1920, and he made nothing in particular, neither
butter nor shoes nor poetry, but he was nimble in the
calling of selling houses for more than people could afford
to pay. (Harry) Sinclair Lewis Babbitt, ch.1.
Look how you use proud words, When you let proud
wordsgo, it is not easy to call them back, They wear long
boots, hard boots; they walk off proud; they can't hear you
calling look out how you
use proud words. Carl Sandburg Slabs of the SunburntWest,'Primer Lesson'.