Registered

Famous quotes containing the word registered:

    During the Suffragette revolt of 1913 I ... [urged] that what was needed was not the vote, but a constitutional amendment enacting that all representative bodies shall consist of women and men in equal numbers, whether elected or nominated or coopted or registered or picked up in the street like a coroner’s jury. In the case of elected bodies the only way of effecting this is by the Coupled Vote. The representative unit must not be a man or a woman but a man and a woman.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Let fame, that all hunt after in their lives,
    Live registered upon our brazen tombs,
    And then grace us in the disgrace of death;
    When spite of cormorant devouring Time,
    Th’ endeavor of this present breath may buy
    That honor which shall bate his scythe’s keen edge,
    And make us heirs of all eternity.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Out of the darkness where Philomela sat,
    Her fairy numbers issued. What then ailed me?
    My ears are called capacious but they failed me,
    Her classics registered a little flat!
    I rose, and venomously spat.
    John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)