The last is one of five stanzas, with music "set by Mr. Caret:"
The caret (^) is used to mark the omission of a letter or word or a number of words.
Caret, Murphy, and the other priests now returned to Tahiti.
There is much private history which will never come to light, caret quia vate sacro, because no Budgeteer comes across it.
Transcriber's Note: The caret (^) has been used to mark subscript in the text version.
Here is a little tale that has not “caret”-ed its “vates”; “sacer” is another point.
The omitted part is generally written above, and the caret shows where it should be inserted.
The above examples illustrate the use of the caret with the omission of a letter, a word or phrase.
Caret periculo, qui etiam cum est tutus cavet—He is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety, is on his guard.
What right has a man with a pate that looks like a caret, to shplit my head into a hundred pieces?