The Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians and the Martyrium S. Ignatii contain the following quotations:-- Exact.
He borrowed freely for the adornment of his discourse, and did not scorn to make use of what may be called LIVE QUOTATIONS,--that is to say, the unpublished remarks of his near contemporaries, caught in friendly conversation, or handed down by oral tradition.
Surely it is not necessary to go back to the second century to find parallels for the use of 'proof texts' without reference to the context; but, as we have seen, context counts for little or nothing in these early quotations,--verbal resemblance is much more important.
Plano Carpini says of the Mongol practice in reference to royal messengers: "Nuncios, quoscunque et quotcunque, et ubicunque transmittit, oportet quod dent eis sine mora equos subductitios et expensas" (669).
But if Peggy could only have heard Will flash out upon this comment the further information that very distinguished people had borne the name of Smith,--could have heard him quote the famous English clergyman Sydney Smith, whose wit and humor were so charming,--if Peggy could have heard Will going on in this fashion, she would have thought he was very nice indeed, and been quite delighted with his independent outspokenness.
The second of these--wherein "the old seven-foot iambic" is professedly found in two lines of Glover's trochaic tetrameter--I shall quote:-- "In the anapaestic measure, Johnson himself allows, that a syllable is often retrenched from the first foot; yet he gives as an example of trochaics with an additional syllable at the end of the even lines a stanza, which, by adopting the same principle, would be in the iambic measure: "For resis- tance I could fear none, But with twen ty ships had done, What thou, brave and hap py Ver- non, Hast achiev'd with six alone.
He felt very old, as old as the dead-and-gone authors from whom he had quoted with such remarkable facility.
When he quoted-- "'More lightly treat whom haste or heat to headlong trespass urge; The heaviest sandals fit the feet that ever tread the verge'-- "I was well frightened.
I can't stand it" Pentfield tossed the banjo into a bunk and quoted:- "Hear me babble what the weakest won't confess - I am Memory and Torment--I am Town!
This is the other passage from the speech which I presume Mr. Candler wants me to read together with the one already quoted:-- "While we do not challenge the maintenance of the Turkish Empire in the home-land of the Turkish race with its capital at Constantinople, the passage between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea being inter-nationalised, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Syria and Palestine are in our judgment entitled to a recognition of their separate national condition."
Fortunately, the poem which I consider his best, and which is one of his most quoted--'Dulce et Decorum est', is included in this volume.
between a quotation and the name of the author of the book quoted;--in which case, as Wm.
So far the letter from which we have quoted.--It was not until the 8th of June that an English force appeared before the walls of Delhi.
Though Linnaeus had already expressed this great truth in the sentence so often quoted,--"Omne vivum ex ovo,"--yet he was not himself aware of the significance of his own statement, for the existence of the Mammalian egg was not then dreamed of.
The clause so often quoted,--"power of legislation in all cases whatsoever," equally in the "case" of defending the blacks against the whites, as in that of defending the whites against the blacks.
Walton was a great quoter.
The putting of "exclaimor" for exclaimer, like this author's changing of quoters to "quotors," as a name for the guillemets, is probably a mere sample of ignorance. (
Paul quotes again this precept of the Mosaic law, and connects with it the declaration of our Lord.
They laboriously assert Mr. Linden to be a marvel of learning,--a man of vast and curious literary attainments: but all that their hero does to maintain this reputation and vindicate their opinion is to quote trite passages of poetry, which are all very well, but which every gentleman of ordinary cultivation is expected to know, and which no gentleman of ordinary cultivation is expected to quote,--things that are remembered only to be avoided as utterly threadbare.
It is a long letter, but quoteworthy, the italics being mine: "MY DEAR CLARA:--I promised you further information regarding the causes of the decisive step which you now see me taking.
"It's just like a fairy tale," quoth Miss Moppet, "and I'm in it!"
But Sylvia's father understood, "What you want to remember, daughter," he said, addressing himself to his oldest child with a fond certainty of her quick apprehension, "is that fine saying of Emerson, 'What will you have, quoth--'" A raw-boned assistant appeared in the doorway.
--In the soles of his shoon, quotha!--If ever I trust a poor-seeming man again, shave my head and paint it blue!
"Elegant, quotha!--Why, look at this Falkland!
More, quothe hee; I can scarce see howe that well can bee, for I can assure you the garrett that I laye in putt mee in mind of myne infancye, for I lye all the night longe as if I had bin rockt in a cradle.
England and France did not fully perceive their mistake in thus throwing Turkey into the arms of Russia, by their eagerness to maintain the status quo,--the policy of Austria.
To the Queen, quothiwell; Drink it off, says Nell, They say she is wondrous pretty; And the prince, says Hugh; That’s right, says Sue; God send him home, says Katy; May the powers above this tribe remove, And send us back the man we love.
What does grandeur matter if "the Quothquan folk" can't see it?
I daily and hourly offend in thought, word, and deed, in a relapse by mine own weakness and wilfulness: my bonus genius, my good protecting angel is gone, I am fallen from that I was or would be, worse and worse, "my latter end is worse than my beginning:" Si quotidiae peccas, quotidie, saith Chrysostom, poenitentiam age, if thou daily offend, daily repent: "if twice, thrice, a hundred, a hundred thousand times, twice, thrice, a hundred thousand times repent."
If I could meet that fancy-monger, I would give him some good counsel, for he seems to have the quotidian of love upon him.
Sed assiduitate quotidiana et consuetudine oculorum assuescunt animi, neque admirantur neque requirunt rationes earum rerum, quas semper vident, perinde quasi novit as nos magis quam magnitudo rerum debeat ad exquirendas causas excitare.
Si spiritus unde semen iis, &c. at exempla turbant nos; mulierum quotidianae confessiones de mistione omnes asserunt, et sunt in hac urbe Loviano exempla.
Taedet me harum quotidianarum formarum, these pestilential clerk faces always in one's dish.
Verumtamem ad quotidianas expensas vsque praemissas, veniunt de Curia 300.
in qua quid singuli nationum populi quotidianis motibus agitarent, relucebat.
Super omnia quotidianum leporem habuit, et pomis indulsit.
Sit tibi curae, non autem solicitudini, panis quotidianus'.
Stultus semper incipit vivere, foeda hominum levitas, nova quotidie fundamenta vitae ponere, novas spes, &c. 445.
Les damnes de la terre, 1906-1910; le pain quotidien.
La vie quotidienne au temps de la Renaissance.
Aperçus modernes sur l'art d'étudier, suivi des 20 exercises quotidiens essentials à l'entretien et au développement de la technique du violon.
Homo totiens moritur, quotiens amittit suos.
a minute error is involved, though not one large enough to change the last figure in the above quotient.
There would be anthropoligists to note and measure variations in angles and curves, ratios and quotients of the external conformation of the body.
Ea quorundam est inscitia, ut quoties loqui, toties mordere licere sibi putent.
de providentia; quotiescunque divitiis affluentem hominem videmus, cumque pessimum, ne quaeso hunc beatissimum putemus, sed infelicem, censeamus, &c. 3699.
"We're finding in this yere piece, out of which the Kernel hes just bin a-quotin', some language that me and my pardners allow hadn't orter to be read out afore a young lady in court--and we want to know of you--ez a fair-minded and impartial man--ef this is the reg'lar kind o' book given to gals and babies down at the meetin'-house."