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not to be meticulous, methinks further that your "politely request" phraseology is also not germane, constituting a breech of style. In English, as far as i know, beseech is the right word for the occasion.

Ignore him.
More synopses, that's what's called for around here.
not to be meticulous, methinks further that your "politely request" ... i know, beseech is the right word for the occasion.

Ignore him. More synopses, that's what's called for around here.Only 996 to go.

Ray
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" ...i would like to ply my art of inscription to entail a synopsis of the tales in sequence, ..."

Problems here:

1. Ply is unidiomatically connected with Art.The traditional cliche is that one plies a trade,
which is different from an art: an art may be
deployed, applied, employed, etc. etc.

2. The verb entail means to cause to follow.This is why the word is used in logic (statements
caused by other statements) and testamentary
law (to control events in following time.) There
is no compelling reason to use this word here.

3. We cannot have (one) synopsis of (several)tales. There may be a synopsis of one tale
or synopses of several tales.
Recommendation: simplify and apply the rule
"when in doubt, cut it out."

Don Phillipson
Carlsbad Springs
(Ottawa, Canada)
is the word "entail" in the following used correctly? " ...i would like to ply my art of inscription to ... the word means, but only slightly. And, i don't see how this usage is gotten from the limiting inheritance mainline.

The *Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary* lists definitions in historical order. It defines the verb "entail" as:
From
http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=entail
(quote)
1 :* to restrict (property) by limiting the inheritance to the owner's lineal descendants or to a particular class thereof *2 a *: to confer, assign, or transmit as if by entail : *FASTEN b : to fix (a person) permanently in some condition or status
*3 :* to impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
(end quote)
I think we could say that the idea which links all these definitions is that of "fixing," in the sense of "figuratively limiting the movement of something," so that "the project will entail considerable expense," for example, would mean that expense is "fixed" to the project.

Raymond S. Wise
Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
E-mail: mplsray @ yahoo . com
A poet has this to sum THE SECOND KALANDAR'S TALE:

Xah,
This is wonderful!
Would you consider opening a new thread for each installment? They are more difficult to see if they are grouped in a single conversation. TA!
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Here's is my synopsis of THE ELDEST LADY'S TALE:
3 sisters fared off equal and ended up unequal. In their adventure offinding their men, the younger two have fallen into bad husbands twice with bad husbandry twice, and thus lives under the embracing love of the eldest with good husbandry sans a husband.
In a day of seafaring, they chanced upon a perified city of fire worshipping. There the eldest found love. Matrimony is to betaken save the murderous jealousy that has betaken the two sisters.

In the end, there flights a hideous serpent with lolling tongues and winding sweeps in hasting horror. By the power of love the eldest lady innately possesses, the serpant is saved and she is saved by. Therefore is the cause of the daily flagellation of her two bitches.

The Eldest Lady's Tale, from Burton's Arabian Nights: http://xahlee.org/p/arabian nights/an9.html
Xah
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this reminds me of the tale of Psyche & Cupid:
http://xahlee.org/Periodic dosage dir/t1/cupid psyche.html

Xah
http://xahlee.org/PageTwo dir/more.html
Here's is my synopsis of THE ELDEST LADY'S TALE: 3 sisters fared off equal and ended up unequal. In their ... cause of the daily flagellation of her two bitches. The Eldest Lady's Tale, from Burton's Arabian Nights: http://xahlee.org/p/arabian nights/an9.html

"husbandry" is the art of maintaining a household, not the having of a husband.
Otherwise your post reads well as cryptic sacred scripture. The last paragraph brings to mind the beast of Revelation, that old serpent, and its encounter with the pregnant woman in the sundress. For who is, like, onto the beach?
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Here's is my synopsis of THE ELDEST LADY'S TALE: 3 ... The Eldest Lady's Tale, from Burton's Arabian Nights: http://xahlee.org/p/arabian nights/an9.html

"husbandry" is the art of maintaining a household, not the having of a husband.

I think he meant it that way.
Otherwise your post reads well as cryptic sacred scripture. The last paragraph brings to mind the beast of Revelation, that old serpent, and its encounter with the pregnant woman in the sundress. For who is, like, onto the beach?

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