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At two or three epochs, when the fortunes of the family were low, this representative of hereditary qualities had made his appearance, and caused the traditionary gossips of the town to whisper among themselves, "Here is the old Pyncheon come again
For the last hour or two Marian had felt uneasy about Tess, whom she could not get near enough to speak to, the other women having kept up their strength by drinking ale, and Tess having done without it through traditionary dread, owing to its results at her home in childhood.
Nor is Nature so poor but she gives me this joy several times, and thus we weave social threads of our own, a new web of relations; and, as many thoughts in succession substantiate themselves, we shall by and by stand in a new world of our own creation, and no longer strangers and pilgrims in a traditionary globe.
Every school, indeed, has its own traditionary standard of right and wrong, which cannot be transgressed with impunity, marking certain things as low and blackguard, and certain others as lawful and right.
It was upon this occasion that King Lud, seated on the top of his throne in full council, rose, in the exuberance of his feelings, and commanded the lord chief justice to order in the richest wines and the court minstrels--an act of graciousness which has been, through the ignorance of traditionary historians, attributed to King Cole, in those celebrated lines in which his Majesty is represented as
He continues, "A person seeking to understand something has a bond to the subject matter that comes into language through the traditionary text and has, or acquires, a connection with the tradition from which the text speaks.
Strictly speaking, as this document indicates, "Tradition" (with a capital "T") and "tradition" (with a small "t") may also be distinguished: Tradition is "the Gospel itself, transmitted from generation to generation in and by the Church"; it is "Christ himself present in the life of the Church"; and tradition is "the traditionary process" (50 n.
Though Romantic classicism has traditionary been represented in terms of its Hellenism (one immediately thinks of Shelley's declaration in the preface to Hellas, "We are all Greeks"), Sachs persuasively argues that "republican Rome becomes increasingly relevant in Romantic Britain because in a period of political unrest and imperial expansion, the appositeness of the Roman example for Britain provides a conceptual enhancement of what Rome means" (3).