So it was, more by tone and emphasis and context of situation than by anything else, that Jerry came hazily to identify himself with names
such as: Dog, Mister Dog, Adventurer, Strong Useful One, Sing Song Silly, Noname, and Quivering Love-Heart.
I was in a good deal of trouble, but I believed I could worry through if she wouldn't ask me to name
any more children.
With this apology, Mercury directs a scornful and indignant look at the young man of the name
of Guppy which plainly says, "What do you come calling here for and getting ME into a row?"
The third day one of the messengers came back, and said, 'I have travelled two days without hearing of any other names
; but yesterday, as I was climbing a high hill, among the trees of the forest where the fox and the hare bid each other good night, I saw a little hut; and before the hut burnt a fire; and round about the fire a funny little dwarf was dancing upon one leg, and singing:
I imagine a raft of some sort could always be contrived; and, even if it saved no one, it would float on and be picked up, perhaps conveying some hint of the vanished name
. Then that ship would not be, properly speaking, missing.
begin to appear fast and furiously, flashing from legal page to legal page and in a flash vanishing.
After the coming of freedom there were two points upon which practically all the people on our place were agreed, and I found that this was generally true throughout the South: that they must change their names
, and that they must leave the old plantation for at least a few days or weeks in order that they might really feel sure that they were free.
"Yes; and if you wish to know his name
, I will tell it, -- he is named Villefort." The explosion, which had been so long restrained from a feeling of respect to the court of justice, now burst forth like thunder from the breasts of all present; the court itself did not seek to restrain the feelings of the audience.
"Oh, pardon me, pardon me!" he murmured; "if not in the name
of God, at least in your own name
; if not as priest, then as son."
Searching for the Major's name
under the letter F, I was startled by a new discovery.
'No use to THEM,' said Alice; 'but it's useful to the people who name
them, I suppose.
is Unandi: I am the wife of Senzangacona, of the Zulu tribe," said the stranger.
'You understand; I name
this,' pursued Mr Boffin, 'to show you, now the affairs are wound up, that me and Mrs Boffin have ever stood as we were in Christian honour bound, the children's friend.
Why didn't you lay it right here in Avonlea -- changing the name
, of course, or else Mrs.
(5) The Greeks feared to name
Pluto directly and mentioned him by one of many descriptive titles, such as `Host of Many': compare the Christian use of O DIABOLOS or our `Evil One'.