But to my eye there was also the first hint of fat in her upper arms, an overfullness
in her thigh, and a mouth already settling into thin, hard lines.
If Len can repeat the naming game with enough conviction, he hopes to encounter a world in which what he experiences as amorphous overfullness
will confine itself within a linguistic structure that can make the object world obey its "natural behaviour." Len discovers, however, that, as Wittgenstein writes, "certainty is as it were a tone of voice in which one declares how things are, but one does not infer from the tone of voice that one is justified" (no.
They note that Edwards first generates sensibility to God's restraint with a three-dimensional sensation of "fullness" and "overfullness
": "The world would spew you out, were it not for the sovereign hand of him who hath subjected it in hope.