He was dragging along some pointed flat pieces of ice, which he laid together in all possible ways, for he wanted to make something with them; just as we have little flat pieces of wood to make geometrical figures with, called the Chinese Puzzle
. Kay made all sorts of figures, the most complicated, for it was an ice-puzzle for the understanding.
"That is something!" replied Michel Ardan, who for his life could not do addition right, and who defined the rule as a Chinese puzzle
, which allowed one to obtain all sorts of totals.
You wanted to write about the world and the scheme of existence when the world was a Chinese puzzle
to you and all that you could have written would have been about what you did not know of the scheme of existence.
He moulded it like clay, twisted and distorted it like a Chinese puzzle
into any design he chose.
- Solving the Chinese puzzle
between: Business potential and regulation in the mining sector in Nigeria
During the event the artist will invite visitors to share in an artistic and creative experience with Tangram, this ancient and unique Chinese puzzle
consisting of seven geometric pieces: one square, one parallelogram and five triangles (two large, two small and one medium sized).
THE CBI has launched a probe to unravel a Chinese puzzle
after it emerged that some people issued bogus security clearance letters in the name of India's home ministry so 78 nationals from the neighbouring country could attend a health conclave in Delhi.
To meet these challenges and to achieve the economy's potential, Chinese authorities are working to fit a number of pieces together--much like a Chinese puzzle
. There are many pieces, but let me mention three.
Why does China perceive the Maldives as an important strategic partner despite its small size and negligible status To understand China's foreign policy is like understanding a Chinese puzzle
Dubai The Chinese puzzle
has well and truly been solved, make no mistake about it.
In other words, memory is a bit like a Chinese puzzle