disjecta membra


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disjecta membra

(dɪsˈdʒɛktə ˈmɛmbrə)
pl n
(Library Science & Bibliography) scattered fragments, esp parts taken from a writing or writings
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"They might be useful to me as relics of my adventure," said he, "but beyond that I can hardly see what use the disjecta membra of my late acquaintance are going to be to me.
rendition of an assemblage of disjecta membra, I suggest that
The only things found were disjecta membra from which it is difficult to compose a coherent body.
The good news is that he doesn't really exist." So, the disjecta membra of traditional religion can be used as building material for the new City of Man, if only people can learn from them and work to realize the positive possibilities of this uniquely promising moment in time.
Toward the door, behind a curtain, there's a closet filled with the disjecta membra of the Biennale itself: champagne flutes, hors d'oeuvre trays, printed matter, the odd shoe.
The archival research is particularly impressive: Luckhurst has pored over the minutes of the Ghost Club, assembled the biographical disjecta membra of some long-forgotten figures, and spotlighted the less well-known facets of famous ones, while also managing to provide succinct and thought-provoking accounts of some of the shows of London.
Counterpart to this machine, and secretary to the anomalous forms it emits, Yuji Agematsu has, in the improvisational archivist's lifestyle he's invented for himself, been combing Manhattan's streets for curios of trash--the disjecta membra of consumer culture--for 29 years.
The Gloucester gates that sported Montforfs disjecta membra in 1264 would be barred in 1348 in a forlorn attempt to keep out the Black Death--the rat-flea-borne buboes that spread at almost a mile per day in that ill-starred year.
121) and "pieces." The student prompts the Sphinx to re-member Ammon from of his disjecta membra, just as he strives to re-member the Sphinx with his daydream, and just as, in extent, Wilde the poet strives to recall and piece together mythical history into an aphrodisiac mosaic.