Destrie

De`strie´


v. t.1.To destroy.
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los colores de una geografia inedita Mis meningies circunvolutorias son redes de itinerarios El verticilo cosmico se destrie en petalos intactos In my cranium the colors of an unknown geography/ get jumbled up/ The circumvolutions of my meninges/ are networks of itineraries/ The cosmic whorl/ disintegrates into intact petals ("Semaforo," 1-6/23) </pre> <p>The inattentive perception of the subject of "Semaforo" is the opposite of the contemplative gaze of Machado's observer.
Destries sunt li guverneur (24): "The steersmen were way in the back." This verse, as well as any, illustrates the translator's tin ear and lack of interest in the vocabulary of the sea.