When chapman billies leave the street, And drouthy neebors, neebors meet, As market-days are wearing late, An'folk begin to tak the gate.
... [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
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
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