Disjecta Vocabulary List

algoid

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The Dives-Lazarus symbiosis, as intimate as that of fungoid and algoid in lichen (to adopt the Concise New Oxford Dictionary example).

alphabetism

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Convenience only begins to assert itself at a far more advanced stage of civilization, in the form of alphabetism.

ancone

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J'irai me confesser a Ancone'.

apotheose

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C'est l'apotheose de la force mineure.

aubepine

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Marcel Proust se metamorphose en aubepine a force de fumigations.

baedeker

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Montaigne s'appelle Baedeker, et Dieu porte un gilet rouge.

boccaccio

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Boccaccio did not jeer at the 'piedi sozzi' of the peacock that Signora Alighieri dreamed about.

brabant

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Wanderings in Holland and Brabant, rubbing colours in order to buy them.

calmant

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Le Calmant que Madame Dumcsnil a remis a Monsieur Lambrichs, ferait peut-etre mieux l'affaire.4 Ce sera a votre choix.

canular

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It was probably at this time that he played a trick on the Moden Language Society of Dublin -- the kind of trick that Parisians would recognize as a canular normalien.

cervantes

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Ils me font penser a ce peintre de Cervantes qui, a la demande 'Que peignez-vous?

claquer

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Celle de A. van Velde fait un bruit tres caracterise, celui de la porte qui claque au loin, le petit bruit sourd de la porte qu'on vient de faire claquer a l'arracher du mur.

coalsacks

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through the interstellar coalsacks of its firmament in genesis, it twists through the stars of its creation in a network of loci that shall never be co-ordinate.

colophane

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Des l'age de quatre ans il y allait tous les etes avec sa mere, et il evoque, dans un de ses premiers poemes, la lente usure de toute sa seve de jeune Toulousain dans cette Tolomee de colophane.

decidement

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Decidement, je n'y comprends rien.

decrystallization

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I don't waste any words with the argument of experience, the inward decrystallization of experience, because your type never accepts experience, nor the notion of experience.

defiguration

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Ce qui suit ne sera qu'une defiguration verbale, voire un assassinat verbal, d'emotions qui, je le sais bien, ne regardent que moi.

eboulement

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van Velde, et a tous les plaisirs que me donnaient, a tous les plaisirs que me donnent, les tableaux de G. van Velde, pour que je les sente m'echapper, dans un eboulement innombrable.

elizabethan

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The essay on the Elizabethans is in the main bouquets for Marlow (with the e or without) and Golding (Arthur) as translators, plus objurgations on the beastly bigot Milton.

epileptical

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S. (rending stays from bis umbrella, torn by the violence of bis epileptical intimations): How square, O Lord, how square!

flaubert

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(Gustave Flaubert.

focusless

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He aspires to be rid of the servitude of space, that his eye may 'frolic among the focusless fields, tumultuous with incessant creation'.

foutra

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On lui foutra un gigot a la place de la fesse, comme on l'a fait pour la Venus de Giorgione a Dresde.

georgian

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The Oxford Georgians have left their mark on Mr Dodds.

grasset

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Next, anxious to establish his demonstration on the firm basis of a document, he shrewdly suspected, sought and found the uncorrected galley-sheets of volume 2 as announced by Grasset.

greenwich

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l'heure de Greenwich) est encore jeune et qu'un bel avenir lui est promis.

houyhnhnm

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Believers and make-believers, not Gullivers and Lilliputians; horses and men, not Houyhnhnms and Yahoos; imaginative fact, beyond the fair and the very fair.

hulster

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That's why I like him Ulster my Hulster!

joycean

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He yearns for silence to bore holes in language, and he contrasts this as yet unwritten literature with the Joycean 'apotheosis of the word'.

laocoon

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The picture of Gourmont as the uomo singolare can scarcely be deemed complete in the absence of twentieth century Arlotto, Gonnella, Folengo and Monkey Laocoon.

leonardesque

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Les acrobaties imperiales ont fletri l'ame leonardesque, empoisonne la tranquille vertu des indifferents europeens.

limace

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On ne precise pas si c'est une ligne preetablie ou si c'est un trace qui se deroule au fur et a mesure comme la bave de la limace.

marseillais

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La page suivante, celle du 14, ne fournit que des objurgations a l'intention de Marseille et des Marseillais, et des projets de voyage.

messias

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Klopstock suffered from the fidgets all his life long, and called them Messias.

naivest

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-- By nature I mean here, like the naivest realist, a composite of perceiver and perceived, not a datum, an experience.

napoleonic

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Why twelve Tables of the Law, and twelve Apostles and twelve months and twelve Napoleonic marshals and twelve men in Florence called Ottolenghi?

propulse

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Rien ne ressemble moins au proces createur que ces convulsions de vermisseau enrage, propulse en spasmes de jugement vers une pourriture d'election.

proustian

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His few reviews are corrosive, pouring scorn on a Mozart biographer, an academic Proustian, a translator of Rilke, a Catholic interpreter of Dante, and almost all contemporary Irish poets.

roussillon

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4) The Art Critic When Beckett moved to Paris in 1938, he made friends with visual artists as well as writers -- Giacometti, Hayter, the van Velde brothers, and, later in Roussillon, Hayden.

sifflet

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Donnez-lui un sifflet.

sixtine

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Passer de cette fidelite massive a la peinture de G. van Velde, c'est passer de I'Homme au Heaumea la Vue de Delft, de la Sixtine aux Loges (je compare des rapports).

sorite

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Autrement dit, le saint sorite, lubricum et periculorum locus.

surmenage

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C'est bien la formule de son inquietude, la constellation de tous ses deplacements: va t'embeter ailleurs, le stimulus qui finit par s'user a force de surmenage.

taratantara

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For prayer may be 'good' in Dante's sense on any note between and inclusive of the publican's whinge and the pharisee's taratantara.

thames

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We hear the ooze squelching all through Dickens's description of the Thames in Great Expectations.

tiresias

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Les oiseaux sont tombes, Manto se tait, Tiresias ignore.

trappist

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Apprehension becomes china eyes become A wavering plainchant trappist digging his gravesods One sod per diem, and he stiffens as the vivid sweat Stings in the roots of his hair.

tuscan

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Dante did not adopt the vulgar out of any kind of local jingoism nor out of any determination to assert the superiority of Tuscan to all its rivals as a form of spoken Italian.

watteau

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Quant Grohmann demontre chez Kandinsky des reminiscences du graphique mongol, quand McGreevy rapproche si justement Yeats de Watteau, ou vont les rayons?

zoroaster

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Anna Livia herself, mother of Dublin, but no more the only mother than Zoroaster was the only oriental stargazer.