The story of Colonel Chapman's adventures is typical of the British way of war, and therefore begins with a complete lack of preparation.Wavell, Archibald Percival, 1st Earl
I'm off to see The Bootleg Beatles as the bootleg Mark Chapman.nigel blackwell
[Chapman] is a strong candidate for being the fool’s gold of the current free-agent market.joe kehoskie
... [Slave] trade … is the most shocking violation of the law of nature, has a direct tendency to diminish … liberty, and makes every dealer in it a tyrant, from the director of an African company to the petty Chapman [peddler]…. It is a clear truth, that those who every day barter away other men's liberty will soon care little for their own.james otis
Oft in one wide expanse had I been told That deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne; Yet never did I breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold: Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken.John Keats, in On First Looking into Chapman's Homer, 1817.