Tuesday, June 14, 2011

"It seems likely that, when the first lightning bolts had awakened the wonder of humankind, Jupiter's exclamations called forth the first human exclamation, the syllable pa." Giambattista Vico, The New Science.
 “riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend” “Sir Tristram, violer d'amores, fr'over the short sea, had passen-” “peck of pa's malt had Jhem or Shen brewed by arclight and rory” Notice the last two pa’s do not happen on the first draft version.

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