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timrmortiss commented on the word recension
"I am not of the human recension myself. I am a mobile extension of the machine Epiktistes and I have something to convey to you."- R. A. Lafferty, Arrive at Easterwine
August 2, 2008
Peter Pitchlynn died in Washington D. C., January 17, 1881, a white man, the son of white man John Pitchlynn. But -by an alternate recension- he had been born a full-blood Indian named Ha-Tchoo-Tuck-Nee.- R. A. Lafferty, Okla Hannali
timrmortiss commented on the word turpitude
"So then: these were Srenki, men whose virtue was the excess of vice, who with leaden zest performed quintessential evil and so redeemed their fellows from turpitude."Jack Vance, The Domains of Koryphon
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