Lapidary lately, Nous now or never. A book of rules.
In the present case|
In the future
In the past
The matter(s) appear(s) very unsettled
The matter(s) appear(s) more settled
No change in the character of
Now or never
To the utmost
Wear and tear
What must be
What was said at the ?
What was done at the ?
ex W. J. Sutherland, K.K., the complete code for the use of agents, bankers, brokers, shippers, etc., etc., and the telegraphing public.
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode [cop. 1888]
Is it a book of rules written in an accountant’s log, which holds the balance of numbers always weighted toward that which can’t be accounted for by math?
Anne Boyer, “Questions for Poets” (2014)
and in her A Handbook of Disappointed Fate (2018) : 213
tags: lapidary; nous; ; W. J. Sutherland, K.K., the complete code (1888); Anne Boyer