Then, with a flourish of his hat, Barnabas went on down the road, past the finger-post, with Milo of Crotona's small top-boots twinkling at his side. "Sir," said he suddenly, speaking in an awed tone, "is she a real Doochess the little old 'un?" "Yes," nodded Barnabas, "very real. Why, Imp?" "'Cos I called 'er a child, I did Lord!
His philosophy and teachings are thus pictured by the poet THOMSON: Here dwelt the Samian sage; to him belongs The brightest witness of recording fame. He sought Crotona's pure, salubrious air, And through great Greece his gentle wisdom taught.
There, in Crotona's state, he held a school Of wisdom and of virtue, teaching men The harmony of aptly portioned powers, And of well-numbered days: whence, as a god, Men honored him; and, from his wells refreshed, The master-builder of pure intellect, Imperial Plato, piled the palace where All great, true thoughts have found a home forever.