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an un-one scum, the unfixity of

and unfixedness; for the name of       1
that dangerous Unfixedness, that hath no Degree       2
unfixedness, or the absence of all design.       3
We need not dwell upon the tempting facilities which the unfixedness and
lubricity of the language present       4
inseparable from our present subject, arising from
the unfixedness of the symbols which we are compelled to employ —       5
leading them into the midst of that dim / now before us. / region of universal unfixedness
where she / In many passages in this volume, some / herself wanders       6
unfixedness of thought has been like a “fiery furnace” to me for some months.       7
the internal unfixedness and restless change of shape that
have been spoken of as the leading characteristic of the colourless       8
Zu - tin - pu - tin - yin - kin .
“Sutra on the seal of entering fixedness and unfixedness.”
Niyatâniyatagati-mudrâvatâra       9
with classified and thought-multiplying lists,
comparative tables, and elaborate indices
alphabetical, topical, textual, and scriptural
sustained by hesitancy,
irresoluteness, unfixedness. An un-one       10
scum on the water riving hither and thither,
a filthy mass which all men see and speculate on,
but which dies away in the evening because of its very unfixedness.
All the thousand definite and exact stories       11
as we shall see hereafter, unFixedness       12
the unfixedness of the fixéd stars       13

prompted by exchange about the word “malleable;” “dictionary” excluded from search terms

  1. ex William Vilant, A Review and Examination of a Book, bearing the Title of the History of the Indulgence. Wherein the lawfulness of the acceptance of the peaceable exercise of the Ministry, granted by the Acts of the Magistrates Indulgence, is demonstrated, contrary Objections answered, and the Vindication of such as withdraw from hearing Indulged Ministers, is confuted. To which is added... (London, 1681) : 190
  2. ex Advice to Communicants, for necessary Preparation, and profitable Improvement of the great and comfortable Ordinance of the Lord’s Supper : That therein true Spiritual Communion with Christ may be obtained, and the eternal Enjoyment of God sealed.
    By Robert Craighead, Minister of the Gospel at L. Derry.
    (Glasgow: Printed by John Robertson and Mris. McLean, book sellers in the middle of the Salt Market, 1740) : 146
  3. ex George Crabb (1778-1851, wikipedia), English Synonymes Explained, in alphabetical order; with copious illustrations and examples drawn from the best writers. (Second edition, greatly enlarged and corrected; London, 1818) : 698
  4. ex outraged/outrageous review of “obscene, drivelling blockhead” John Mactaggart, his The Scottish Gallovidian Encylopedia, in The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany vol 15 (October 1824): 385-397 (392)
    a most colorful and lengthly excoriation of poor (and energetic and multi-talented) John Mactaggart (1800-1830, info), his book, whose full title is :
    The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, or, the original, antiquated, and natural curiosities of the South of Scotland; containing sketches of eccentric characters and curious places, with explanations of singular words, terms, and phrases; interspersed with poems, tales, anecdotes, &c. and various other strange matters; the whole illustrative of the ways of the peasantry, and manners of Caledonia; drawn out and alphabetically arranged. (London: printed for the author... 1824) : opens to title page
  5. ex Isaac Taylor (1787-1865 wikipedia), The World of Mind : An Elementary Book (London, 1857) : 10
  6. ex “Modern Thought—Its progress and consummation” (from the North British Review), in Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art 51:4 (April 1861) : 433-458 (436)
  7. ex Diary (March 8, 1853), in “Handfuls of purpose;” or, Gleanings from the inner life of Ruth Bryan [1805-60] (London, 1862) : 313
  8. ex “Researches on Life and Disease,” in The Edinburgh Review Vol. 136, No. 277 (July 1872) : 216-244 (226)
  9. ex A Catalogue of the Chinese Translation of the Buddhist Tripitaka, the Sacred Canon of the Buddhists In China and Japan. Compiled by order of the Secretary of State for India by Bunyiu Nanjio, Priest of the Temple, Eastern Hongwanzi, Japan, Member of the Royal Asiatic Society, London. (1883): 43
  10. here merging a segment of the source’s title, and a confusion of OCR misconstrual involving 11562 and 11567, “Sins, 19. Halting between two opinions,” at
    H. D. M. Spence, Joseph S. Excell and Charles Neil, eds.,
    Thirty Thousand Thoughts,
    being extracts covering a comprehensive circle of religious and allied topics, gathered from the best available sources, of all ages and all schools of thought / with suggestive and seminar headings, and homiletical and illuminative framework: the whole arranged upon a scientific basis. With classified and thought-multiplying lists, comparative tables, and elaborate indices, alphabetical, topical, textual, and scriptural.
    Sections 12-15 : Jehovistic names and titles of God. The attributes of God. Sins. Christian Dogmatics. (New York, 1889) : 161
  11. ex E(lizabeth). Lynn Linton (1822-98, wikipedia), Grasp Your Nettle : A Novel (1865; “New Edition,” London, 1891) : 92
  12. snippet view, evidently OCR cross column misread, at
    With the world’s people; an account of the ethnic origin, primitive estate, early migrations, social evolution, and present conditions and promise of the principal families of men; together with a preliminary inquiry on the time, place and manner of the beginning, by John Clark Ridpath; profusely illustrated with colored plates, race maps and charts, type pictures, sketches, and diagrams. (1917) : 746
    evidently this (different scan of same?)
    John Clark Ridpath (1840-1900), wikipedia
  13. ex snippet view (only), The Mathematics of the Sky : Or, The Stupendous Grasp of Figures as Applied to the Heavenly Bodies (Standard Press, 1920) : 34
    Charles J. Burton, Professor of Astronomy and the Bible, in the International Christian College, Minneapolis, Minn.
    opens to same page (LC copy) at archive.org

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