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)
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 Mercenaries'.
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
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 SandburgSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Slabs of the SunburntWest,'Primer Lesson'.
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