Saturday, December 28, 2013

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Assigned reading (2/2 pars [] plus 111 notes) [secondary] [*]






FDV: "One cannot help noticing that some of the lines run from E to W, others from N to S. Such crossing is antechristian though the explanation may be geographical quite as easily as domestic economic. Then, in addition to the original sand, pounce or soft rag, it has acquired accretions of terricious matter while loitering in the past. The teastain is a study in itself and its importance in establishing the identity of the writer complex (for if the hand was one the minds were more than so) will be appreciated by remembering that after before & after the battle of the Boyne it was the custom not to sign letters always."

FDV2: "One cannot help noticing that about half of the lines run from E to W, others from N to S. These ruled lines along which the traced words can run, march, walk, stumble in comparative safety seem to have been first of all drawn in a pretty checker by using lampblack & a blackthorn. Such crossing is antechristian though the explanation may be geodetic quite as easily as domestic economic. Then, in addition to the original sand, pounce powder or soft rag, it has acquired accretions of terricious matter while loitering in the past. The teastain is a study in itself and its importance in establishing the identity of the writer complex (for if the hand was one the minds were more than so) will be appreciated by remembering that in the time before & after the battle of the Boyne it was the custom not to sign letters always."

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