Enchiridion (en ki RID i on): Greek, a handbook.
Alfred the Great had a book he called his enchiridion in which he copied quotations, poems, and anything of note he came across. This blog is the same sort of thing, only I don't get to use real vellum and quill pens.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
The Child is Father to the Man
by Gerard Manley Hopkins
‘The child is father to the man.’ How can he be? The words are wild. Suck any sense from that who can: ‘The child is father to the man.’ No; what the poet did write ran, ‘The man is father to the child.’ ‘The child is father to the man!’ How can he be? The words are wild.