On May 6, 2011, at 5:13 PM, Paul F. Schaffner wrote:
> On Fri, 6 May 2011, Paul F. Schaffner wrote:
>> Hi Martin,
> Sorry, this should have been addressed to both Martin (with
> the prose example) and Rob (with the verse example).
> Rob's reply to Lou puzzles me some: Rob, do you mean that
> in this particular example, the heading does not belong to
> the stanza? (I'm inclined to agree with that). Or that a heading is *never* part of, i.e. contained within, a line group,
> properly speaking? (that's what your language seems to suggest,
> but I can't agree with that.)
“Suddenly the Professor started as if he had been electrified. ‘Why, I had nearly forgotten the most important part of the entertainment! The Other Professor is to recite a Tale of a Pig—I mean a Pig-Tale,’ he corrected himself. ‘It has Introductory Verses at the beginning, and at the end.’
“‘It ca’n’t have Introductory Verses at the end, can it?’ said Sylvie.
“‘Wait till you hear it,’ said the Professor, ‘then you’ll see. I’m not sure it hasn’t some in the middle, as well.’”
-- Lewis Carroll, “Sylvie and Bruno Concluded”
John W Kennedy
"Those in the seat of power oft forget their failings and seek only the obeisance of others! Thus is bad government born! Hold in your heart that you and the people are one, human beings all, and good government shall arise of its own accord! Such is the path of virtue!"
-- Kazuo Koike. "Lone Wolf and Cub: Thirteen Strings" (tr. Dana Lewis)