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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Two. Iceland Spar

Chapter 24

Section 2 (282-289)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 24.2

That evening at supper in the hotel, through the windows, he watched a troop of state Guardsmen on their way down Mainstreet heading down the valley west of town.

Against the Day, p. 282

.22
24.2: 284 (- caliber rounds) Device | Weapon
.44
24.2: 286 (--packing clerk) Device | Weapon
'A miner'
24.2: 285 Key/Scale/Music | Music
Anarchists
24.2: 285 Anarchism
August
24.2: 288 (the popcorn snows of -) Span | Month
bandoliers
24.2: 284 (ladies'- ) Clothing |
Bear Creek
24.2: 288 Water/Around the World | Colorado
black-fringed
24.2: 287 (- eyes) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Colours
Bob
24.2: 283, 286, 287 (-'s displeasure), 287, 288 Characters | Colorado
Buck Wells
24.2: 288 (-'s representative on Earth) Figures | Background
Bulkley Wells
24.2: 285 Figures | Background
but
24.2: 285 (nothing here to sell - the scenery) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
C major
24.2: 285 (a ruinous - octave) Key/Scale/Music | Music
C. Hall & Co
24.2: 283 (-, up at Leadville) Company | Colorado
caboose
24.2: 283 (despite a flesh wound in the -) Transport | United States
Cal Rutan
24.2: 285 (old -) Law and Order | Telluride
Cap'n
24.2: 285 (- Wells), 285, 286 (- Wells) Language/Dictionary | Slang
Captain
24.2: 285 (- [Wells]) Rank | Armies
chemisettes
24.2: 284 (- and combinations) Rare Clothing |
cherry-pitting
24.2: 284 (- machines) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Chestnut Street
24.2: 283 Street/Around the World | Colorado
chicharrones
24.2: 287 (gigantic -) Food and Drinks |
Chinese
24.2: 285 (music-hall -), 286 (- pulling handcarts) Ethnicity/Around the World | China
cliffs
24.2: 287 Landscape/Around the World | Nature
Colt
24.2: 284 (gigantic-size models of - pistol) Device | Weapon
comal
24.2: 288 (sheet-metal) Food and Drinks | Spanish
Cortez
24.2: 284 Location/Around the World | Colorado
creek
24.2: 286 (San Miguel River, up here more like -) Capitalised Water/Around the World | United States
crepe lissé
24.2: 284 Clothing | Fabric
"dark"
24.2: 288 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Denver
24.2: 283 City/Around the World | Colorado
dimity
24.2: 284 Clothing | Fabric
Disco
24.2: 284 (Mrs. -) Figures | Background
down-and-outer
24.2: 284 (-s) Orthography Person from | Literature
driving-coats
24.2: 284 Orthography Clothing |
dudish
24.2: 283 (his - impulses) Rare Description |
E. Disco & Sons
24.2: 284 Background
earth
24.2: 288 (Buck Well's representative on -) Capitalised Geography/Around the World | Planet Earth
elk-antler
24.2: 286 (gigantic - hat rack) Orthography Anorganic | Bodies
Ellmore Disco
24.2: 283, 285 Characters | Telluride
Ellmore
24.2: 283, 284, 284 (- the Evil), 284 (-'s office), 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289 Characters | Telluride
Emperor
24.2: 285 (- [of Japan]) Royalty |
en la sopa
24.2: 288 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
Finland
24.2: 283 Countries/Around the World | Europe
Finnish
24.2: 285 (Mexican or - descent) Nationality | Europe
Four Corners Boys
24.2: 284 Figures | Mock-historical
Frank
24.2: 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289 Characters | The Traverse Family
gigantic-size
24.2: 282 (- models of Colt pistol) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
gold-accented
24.2: 287 (- black and white) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Grand Junction
24.2: 284 Location/Around the World | Colorado
Grand Rapids
24.2: 284 (furniture in the - style) City/Around the World | Michigan
grenadine
24.2: 284 Clothing | Fabric
Guardsmen
24.2: 282 Authorities | United States
Hair-Trigger Bob
24.2: 282 (old - out there in the prowl), 288 (that -) Nick Names | Background
"Hair-Trigger Bob"
24.2: 287 (- Meldrum) Nick Names | Background
'hands up'
24.2: 283 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
hari-kari
24.2: 285 Language/Dictionary | Slang
hat-related
24.2: 284 (- spells) Orthography Clothing | Bodies
haul-away
24.2: 284 (- costs) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
hay-ull
24.2: 287 (oh -) Exclamation/Dictionary | Interjection
heaven
24.2: 287 (the light of - on her hair) Capitalised Concepts | Religion
hell
24.2: 283 (like the hammers of -) Capitalised Concepts | Religion
her
24.2: 287 Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
his
2*, first 24.2: 285 (- country) Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Hole-in-the-Wall Gang
24.2: 287 (the infamous -) United States
home-brewed
24.2: 287 (- beer) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Horse Supplies
24.2: 284 Building - Space |
hundred-yards
24.2: 289 (- radius) Orthography Span | Measure
Indian-pony
24.2: 287 (- blood) Orthography Animals/Critters | India
jaconet
24.2: 284 (bolts of -) Clothing | Fabric
Japan
24.2: 285 Countries/Around the World | Asia
Japanese
24.2: 284 (- parasols) Nationality | Japan
jasper
24.2: 286 (lapis and -) Description | Particularity
jellied turtle consommé
24.2: 283 Rare Recipe |
Joe Lambert
24.2: 283 Historical Persons | Background
joven
24.2: 283, 288, 289 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
La Blanca
24.2: 287 (por poco te faltó -) Figures | Background
La Blanca
24.2: 287, 288 Figures | Background
Lake County
24.2: 286 Counties/Around the World | Colorado
lapis
24.2: 286 (- and jasper) Mining | Minerals
Leadville
24.2: 283, 286 City/Around the World | Colorado
Liberty's
24.2: 284 Company | London
Lizard Head Pass
24.2: 288 Location/Around the World | Colorado
London
24.2: 284 (Liberty's of -) City/Around the World | United Kingdom
Loomis
24.2: 286 (my boy -), 287, 288, 289 Figures | Background
Loopy
24.2: 288, 289 Nick Names | Background
lorgnette
24.2: 284 Rare Device | Bodies
Lupita
24.2: 288, 289 Figures | Background
Lupita's
24.2: 286, 287 Restaurant | Colorado
Mainstreet
24.2: 282 Street/Around the World | Colorado
mantilla
24.2: 284 Clothing | Spanish
masa
24.2: 288 (cornmeal -) Food and Drinks | Spanish
Meldrum
2*, first 24.2: 282 (the famous gunfighter -), 287 ("Hair-Trigger Bob" -) Last Name Characters | Colorado
menudo
24.2: 286, 289 Food and Drinks |
Mexican
24.2: 283 (some believed Ellmore Disco was -), 285 (- or Finnish descent), 287 (- laborers), 289 (- recipes) Nationality | Mexico
mezzanine
24.2: 284 (skylit interior surrounded by a -) Building - Space | Italian
mining-town
24.2: 285 (- steak houses) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Montrose
24.2: 288 Location/Around the World | Colorado
mountain-wise
24.2: 287 (a horse - enough) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Mrs. Meldrum
24.2: 288 Figures | Background
music-hall
24.2: 285 (more like - Chinese) Orthography Building - Space | Music
my
24.2: 287 (the rest of - day) Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
natty dresser
24.2: 283 Rare Clothing |
Negro
24.2: 287 (- newsboys) Insult | United States
one
24.2: 289 Algebra/Science | Mathematics
one-man
24.2: 282 (- army) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
"or as they say in this town, 'A miner'"
24.2: 285 (( - )) Key/Scale/Music | Vocabulary
Oriental
24.2: 284 (- prints), 288 (his - mask) Description | Asia
out-of-work
24.2: 282 (- miners) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Pacific Street
24.2: 286, 286 (as Pacific) Street/Around the World | Telluride
Palace
24.2: 284 (the old -) Building - Space | Mexico
paper-thin
24.2: 288 (- tortillas) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
pardner
24.2: 285 (his -s) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Slang
phaeton
24.2: 286 (three-spring -) Device | Transportation
piano-box
24.2: 286 (- buggies) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
pistol-like
24.2: 286 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
pobrecito
24.2: 289 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
pompadour sateen
24.2: 284 Clothing | Fabric
por poco te faltó La Blanca
24.2: 287 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
ristras
24.2: 287 Food and Drinks |
Romeo
24.2: 288 (these junior -s) Theatre | United Kingdom
saber-shaped
24.2: 285 (gold canines [...] -) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
San Juans
24.2: 287 Mountains/Around the World | Colorado
San Miguel River
24.2: 286 (-, up here more like Creek) River/Around the World | Colorado
Sangre de Cristos
24.2: 284 Mountains/Around the World | Colorado
Savage Basin
24.2: 287, 288 (as Basin) Location/Around the World | Colorado
seen
24.2: 289 (Nobody has ever ... - these chillies) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
set-up
24.2: 285 (this - of mine) Orthography Description | Vocabulary
Seven-Toed Pete
24.2: 283 Poker/Card Game |
sheet-metal
24.2: 288 (- comal Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
shop-noise
24.2: 284 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
sixty-degree
24.2: 287 (- wedges of peach pie) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
small
24.2: 289 (-, joven) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Smuggler
24.2: 285 (Tomboy and the -) Mountains/Around the World | Colorado
sombrero
24.2: 286 Clothing | Mexico
spats
24.2: 284 Rare Clothing |
spring-avalanche
24.2: 288 (- weather) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Stetson
24.2: 283 Clothing |
story-kingdom
24.2: 287 (- of glass mountains) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Sunny Side
24.2: 285 Description | Colorado
tacos
24.2: 287 (brain -) Food and Drinks |
tamales
24.2: 287 (venison -) Food and Drinks |
taquería
24.2: 287 (the -'s fair eponym) Food and Drinks |
tartalan
24.2: 284 Clothing | Fabric
Telluride
24.2: 282, 283, 285 (one more - jocularity) City/Around the World | Colorado
tête-à-tête
24.2: 283 Description | French
Texans
24.2: 284, 285, 287 (- and so forth) Texas
thousand-foot
24.2: 287 (- chasms) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
three-spring
24.2: 286 (- phaetons) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
thunderstorm-proof
24.2: 284 (patent devices for - mayonnaise) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Tokyo
24.2: 285 City/Around the World | Japan
Tomboy
24.2: 283, 286, 288 (the - mine), 288 Mining | Telluride
tortas
24.2: 287 (chicken -) Food and Drinks |
tortilla
24.2: 288 (paper-thin -) Food and Drinks | Mexico
trouble
24.2: 288 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
U.S.
24.2: 285 (- [$]) Geography/Around the World | United States
vagging bee
24.2: 282 Rare Expression/Dictionary | Slang
"vagrancy"
24.2: 282 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
wackyzacky
24.2: 285 Language/Dictionary | Slang
watch-chain
24.2: 284 (- ornaments) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Wells
24.2: 285 (Cap'n -), 286 (Cap'n -) Last Name Figures | Background
"wife"
24.2: 289 Functions | Family
you
24.2: 285 Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Zuñi
24.2: 286 (- work by the look of it) Antiquated United States