Careful Words

type (n.)

type (v.)

So careful of the type she seems,

So careless of the single life.

Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892): In Memoriam. lv. Stanza 2.

Type of the wise who soar but never roam,

True to the kindred points of heaven and home.

William Wordsworth (1770-1850): To a Skylark.

  Ferdinand Mendez Pinto was but a type of thee, thou liar of the first magnitude.

William Congreve (1670-1729): Love for Love. Act ii. Sc. 5.