The Master: records prove the title good: Yet figures fail
you, for they cannot say How many men whose
names you never knew Are proud to tell
their sons they saw you play. They share the
sunlight of your summer day Of thirty years; and
they, with you, recall How, through those
well-wrought centuries, your hand Reshaped the
history of bat and ball. Aristotle 'To John Berry Hobbs on his Seventieth Birthday'.
OThou, whatever title suit thee! Auld Hornie, Satan,
Nick, or Clootie. Robert Burns 'Address to the Deil', stanza1.
Most of my colleagues were -ists of one sort or another; and however kind
and friendly they might be, I, the man without a rag of a
label to cover himself with, could not fail to have some
of theuneasy feelings which must have beset the
historical fox when, after leaving the trap in which his tail
remained, he presented himself to his normally elongated
companions. So I took thought, and invented what I
conceived to be the appropriate title of 'agnostic'. T(homas) H(enry) Huxley
Science and Christian Tradition.
Although Brooke never succeeded in becoming the first modern poet, he may
deserve to be called the first modern undergraduate,
a title of comparable significance. Michael Levenson Of Rupert Brooke.'Budding Brooke', in the New
Republic, 31 Aug.
Dessa civiliza c° a o so pode sair quem tem como fun c° a o especial a de sair:
a um cientista e dada a licen c° a, a um padre e dada a
permissa o. Mas na o a uma mulher que nem sequer tem as
garantias de um t|tulo. Only he whose
special function is departure can depart from that
civilization: a scientist isgiven license, a priest isgiven permission.
But these are not given to a woman who does not even
have the guarantee of a title. Clarice Lispector A Paixa o Segundo G.H. ( The Passion According
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but
by producing them.
They don't live by trade, but by work. Give up that
foolish and vain title of Trades Unions; and take that of
Labourers' Unions. John Ruskin Open letter to EnglishTrades Unions, 29 Sep.
Each had his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by
heart; and his friends could only read the title. (Adeline) Virginia ne e Stephen Woolf Jacob's Room, ch.5.