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    How many councils and decrees
    Have perished in the simple prayer
    That gave obedience to the knee;
    Austin Clarke (1896–1974)

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
    Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
    In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;
    The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
    While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads;
    —Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863)

    Certainly, then, ordinary language is not the last word: in
    principle it can everywhere be supplemented and improved upon, and superseded. Only remember, it is the first word.
    —John Austin (1911–1960)