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|Kahn, Master Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on |
the unthinking. - Keynes, John ... Kirchenbaum The closer the look one takes at a
word, the greater distance from which it looks back. - Kraus, Karl Truthful ...
Kevin Lixey - 2012 - 257 pages
|“The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks |
back”—this aphorism by Karl Kraus proves also true when looking at the term “
sport.”1 The topic appears amorphous. Hence, without specification of what
|We wish to have our say despite or within authoritative pressures coming from |
the great writers of the past, institutions asking us to ... "The closer the look one
takes at a word," said Karl Kraus, "the greater the distance from which it looks
|The mediating academy, destroyer of magic though it may be, is a means to a |
wider common audience, one that would ... based on an / aphorism by Karl Kraus
: the closer we I look at a word the greater the distance I from which it stares back.
|Yes," I say, driving back the treacherous tears, and looking full up into the earnest|
, pleading face above me ; " of course I am happy. ... He takes my face between
his hands, and looks down into my eyes. ... After all, brothers are a great life ! ...
there is my particular maid a little distance off, and there is Darby, with meek and
wondering face, listening to my raptures. ... she may never behold for herself 1 "
One is glad of life at such a time," I say at last, and I draw the child closer to my
|Kraus, Karl War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, |
one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is ... Kraus, Karl The closer
the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back.
|Eventually she was excited to see the outlet mall in the distance, thinking she |
would get back on track with her shopping idea from earlier. ... As she drew
closer, the excited feeling she got when she was about to discover a new store
first, or come across a great deal, washed over her. ... She didn't need to be
spending money, the bill collectors were about one week from calling, but felt it
her duty as a ... able to take the word back about the new mall and share all the
|Pausing to take one last, lingering look around Sarah's tent, the old man |
summoned his faithful servant to assist him. “Eliezer ... Today I ask you to take an
oath to represent me in a matter of great importance. It is time for my son, ...
Nodding, the faithful servant concentrated on every word. “Come closer to me
now and place your hand under my thigh. ... I know little about Mesopotamia, and
it is a great distance away. ... Should I come back and get Isaac and bring him to
|In the hyperopic eye, the rays are converging, or in other words they are passing |
obliquely thru the nerve elements, in a ... In the hyperopic eye, the closer the
object is to the eye, the further back is the focus of the rays, the larger is the
diameter of the circles, the greater the obliqueness of the rays in passing thru any
one retinal element ... Theoretically, at least, an emmetropic eye must be exerting
some effort of accommodation, even when looking at an object at an infinite
|He felt his arms knocked to one side and darkness descended upon him as the |
great mouth and jaws closed over his head. There was a ... What a long way up,
he thought, then as his head began to clear the shouting turned into words. "John
... Ela waved and shouted back. ... He stood looking at it, trying to make up his
mind whether to take a closer look or put as much distance between it and