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Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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17 Apr '13 09:15:21 PM

A typo, 'septics'.

17 Apr '13 09:25:32 AM

'…all / The dreary intercourse of daily life…'

17 Apr '13 08:44:30 AM

How many drafts can I delete before I concede, I'm just not going to be sharing my thoughts with anyone today?

17 Apr '13 03:45:02 AM

There's an official way of doing things. In what ways can it be questioned? In the official way! …say officials.

17 Apr '13 01:54:12 AM

Revolutionary praxis chiasmus!

16 Apr '13 09:25:53 PM

'Whatever I can steal.'

14 Apr '13 07:49:23 AM

—So there can be something perverse about criticism.

14 Apr '13 07:42:54 AM

In a way, criticism looks to unmake what has been made, so that it can understand how it works.

Where an artist has worked, criticism unworks.

14 Apr '13 07:32:42 AM

In general, characters don't talk enough about each other. They react less than people do.