I could have got a title
easily enough, and that would have raised me a large step in everybody's eyes; even in the king's, the giver of it.
If industry, frugality, and disinterested integrity were alike the virtues of all, there would, apparently, be more of the social spirit, in making all property a common stock, and giving to each individual a proportional title
to the wealth of the whole.
This that comes next," said the barber, "is the 'Diana,' entitled the 'Second Part, by the Salamancan,' and this other has the same title
, and its author is Gil Polo.
The same title
has been bestowed on Venice, where absolute power over the great body of the people is exercised, in the most absolute manner, by a small body of hereditary nobles.
But you have discarded your titles
after the example set you by Messrs.
No; but just think, there are paltry country squires who have all some title
or another and pretend to go back as far as Charlemagne, or at least to Hugh Capet.
are in my hands--they are good," said the Governor.
Henley were engaged in writing plays in Bournemouth they made a number of titles
, hoping to use them in the future.
The window contained photographs of more or less undressed dancing girls; nondescript packages in wrappers like patent medicines; closed yellow paper envelopes, very flimsy, and marked two-and-six in heavy black figures; a few numbers of ancient French comic publications hung across a string as if to dry; a dingy blue china bowl, a casket of black wood, bottles of marking ink, and rubber stamps; a few books, with titles
hinting at impropriety; a few apparently old copies of obscure newspapers, badly printed, with titles
like THE TORCH, THE GONG - rousing titles
He took women, married or single, into his confidence; walked them up and down in the moonlight, telling them what a mistake he had made by not entering the office branch of the service, and how much better fitted he was to fill the post of General Passenger Agent in Denver than the rough-shod man who then bore that title
None of them had ever seen a person bearing a title
of nobility before, and none had been expecting to see one now, consequently the title
came upon them as a kind of pile-driving surprise and caught them unprepared.
Perhaps before the end of our tramp together, I shall have a few verses of it to submit to the elegant taste of the reader, but at present I have not advanced beyond the title