The aristocrat is the democrat ripe, and gone to seed. RalphWaldo Emerson Representative Men,'Napoleon, the Man of the World'.
am a free man, an American, a United States Senator, and a Democrat, in
that order. Lyndon B(aines) also called LBJ Johnson Texas Quarterly, winter issue.
Ah God, for a man with heart, head, hand, Like some of the
simple great ones gone For ever and ever
by, One still strong
man in a blatant land, Whatever they call
him, what care I, Aristocrat,
democrat, autocratone Who can rule and
dare not lie. Tennyson Maud, pt.1, sect.10, stanza 5, l.389^95.
am a democrat only on principle, not by instinctnobody is
that. Doubtless some people say theyare, but this
world isgrievously given to lying. Mark pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens Twain Notebook, ch.31, Feb^Mar.