By David Foster Wallace
Do lobsters consider ache? Did Franz Kafka have a humorous bone? what's John Updike's deal, besides? And what occurs whilst grownup video starlets meet their fanatics in individual? David Foster Wallace solutions those questions and extra in essays which are additionally enchanting narrative adventures. no matter if overlaying the three-ring circus of a vicious presidential race, plunging into the wars among dictionary writers, or confronting the World's biggest Lobster Cooker on the annual Maine Lobster competition, Wallace initiatives a top quality of suggestion that's uniquely his and a voice as robust and special as any in American letters.
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26–27 However, the word “groat” is recorded in On Regimen in Health – which some attribute to Hippocrates, but others to Philistion, and still others to Ariston, both ancient physicians. What is more, the word “groat” is also recorded in the authors of Old Comedy. Ἀβυδομην and Ἀβύστακινεῖν31 – all such words unclear to listeners were defined in my work – including words that Didymus formerly explained well, such as emmer, grasspeas (chickling vetch), bitter vetch, groat, and other seeds of Demeter, vegetables, late summer fruits, wine from the remains of pressed grapes, ‘seconds,’ trees, fruits, plants, living things, instruments, equipment, tools, other practical expressions, and all proper nouns.
Gianluca Del Mastro. “Μέγα βιβλίον. Galeno e la lunghezza dei libri (περὶ ἀλυπίας 28). Pages 33–61 in Studi sul De Indolentia di Galeno. Edited by Daniela Manetti. 4 of Biblioteca di “Galenos”: Contributi alla ricerca sui testi medici antichi. Pisa: Fabrizio Serra, 2012. Tiziano Dorandi. ” Antiquorum Philosophia 4 (2010): 161–74. Klaus-Dietrich Fischer, Ivan Garofalo, Alessandro Lami, and Vito Lorusso. ” Galenos: Rivista di filologia dei testi medici antichi 6 (2012): 181–90 [esp. 183; proposed emendation of De indolentia by Lorusso].
Result: οὔτε <σπάνια καὶ ἀλλαχόθι μηδαμόθεν κείμενα> τῶν μέσων (cf. the insertion of <τινὰ> in KS 59). Our reading also preserves Vlatadon’s ἐν τοῖς (cf. BMJ ἐντός and KS ἔν τισι). Thompson them. The writings were carefully corrected, so that nothing was added, or left out,12 not even a paragraphos, single or double, or a coronis – a siglum appropriately placed between books. 17 16 Further, these things will especially distress you. Namely, that I found among the book rolls inventoried on the outside according to their titles in the socalled Pinakes – in both the libraries on the Palatine and those in Antium – some works clearly not belonging to the author after whom the book roll is inventoried.