But you have discarded your titles
after the example set you by Messrs.
Yes, for his eminence will give you all that you want -- land, money, and titles
And I'll take the title
of Emperor, as soon as we can safely hold an Election.
For one reason; Farag, the kennel huntsman, in khaki and puttees, would obey nothing under the rank of an Excellency, and the hounds would obey no one but Farag; for another, the best way of estimating crop returns and revenue was by riding straight to hounds; for a third, though Judges down the river issued signed and sealed land-titles
to all lawful owners, yet public opinion along the river never held any such title
valid till it had been confirmed, according to precedent, by the Governor's hunting crop in the hunting field, above the wilfully neglected earth.
Northanger Abbey was written in 1797-98 under a different title
He pulled a manuscript from his inside coat pocket and passed it to Martin, who looked at the title
and glanced up curiously.
HARDLY had that ancient order, the Sultans of Exceeding Splendour, been completely founded by the Grand Flashing Inaccessible, when a question arose as to what should be the title
of address among the members.
year a large part of it was published in covers with the title
For who does not know Robinson Crusoe, or, as the first title
ran, "The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, who lived eight-and-twenty years all alone in an uninhabited Island on the Coast of America near the Mouth of the great River Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself.
Very probably Hesiod used much material of a far older date, just as Shakespeare used the "Gesta Romanorum", old chronicles, and old plays; but close inspection will show that the "Works and Days" has a real unity and that the picturesque title
is somewhat misleading.
This lady was now somewhat past the age of thirty, an aera at which, in the opinion of the malicious, the title
of old maid may with no impropriety be assumed.
Now, it is clear that the book with the most mysterious, startling, or suggestive title
, will always stand the best chance of being purchased by those who have no other criteria to guide them in their choice than the aspect of a title
-page; and this explains why "Thus Spake Zarathustra" is almost always the first and often the only one of Nietzsche's books that falls into the hands of the uninitiated.