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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 38

Section 1 (525-531)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 38.1

Followed by equivocal stares from the crew of the Fomalhaut, Kit collected his pay at Ostend and stepped wobbling onto the Fishermen's Quai, boarded the electric tram, and rode as far as the Continental, where for some reason he assumed there'd be a room reserved and waiting.

Against the Day, p. 525

'90s
38.1: 526 (transatlantic unpleasantness of the -) Span | Decade
aboriginal
38.1: 526 (- masonry) Rare Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
absinthe
38.1: 529 (-, sugar and parafernalia), 530 (- bottle) Liquor/Drinking | France
absintheur
38.1: 529 (-s) Description | Alcohol
absintheuse
38.1: 529 (-s) Description | Alcohol
Africa
38.1: 528 Geography/Around the World | Continent
Alberta
38.1: 529 (royal yacht, the -) Ship | Belgium
all-night
38.1: 531 (Gypsies in a mood of - festivity) Orthography All-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
alloyed-steel
38.1: 526 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Alpine
38.1: 526 (- wastes of Switzerland) Mountains/Around the World | Europe
American
38.1: 526 (- desert), 529 (- gunslinger) Nationality | United States
Anarchism
38.1: 528 (the intent to advocate -) Ideas | Politics
Anarchist
38.1: 528 (fifteen-year-old - Sipido), 531 (a stateless collection of -s) Activists | Anarchism
anarcho-individualiste
38.1: 528 Activists | Anarchism
Atelier de la Vitesse
38.1: 531 Building - Space | Ostend
Austrian
38.1: 531 (- military carbureter) Nationality | Austria
Austrian spy
38.1: 539 Person from | Espionage
bad marriage risk
38.1: 530 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Barry Nebulay
38.1: 526, 527 Figures | Background
Basins
38.1: 525 Borough | Ostend
bed-coverings
38.1: 526 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Belgian
38.1: 526 (a cell of - nihilists), 527 (-s in their Low Country neuropathy) Nationality | Belgium
Belgian Art Nouveau
38.1: 526 Art | Belgium
Belgium
38.1: 526 (here in -), 527 (here in -), 529 Countries/Around the World | Europe
belonged
38.1: 527 (- to the little phalange) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
biquaternion equation
38.1: 525 (-s) Quaternions/Science | Mathematics
Boer
38.1: 528 (-s of South Africa), 528 Ethnicity/Around the World | South Africa
border-town
38.1: 526 (- hotels) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Boulevard van Iseghem
38.1: 525, 526 Street/Around the World | Ostend
boys and girls
38.1: 531 (just like - would do) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Brits
38.1: 528 (the - [...] treating the Boers as dirt) United Kingdom
Brugère's powder
38.1: 529 Alloy | Chemistry
Bruges
38.1: 531 City/Around the World | Belgium
Brussels
38.1: 527 City/Around the World | Belgium
Casino
38.1: 527 (in Ostend) Gambling | Game
chance
38.1: 528 (the gods of -) Capitalised Concepts |
Chinese
38.1: 526 (- red) Ethnicity/Around the World | China
co-conscious
38.1: 527 (project it from the -) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Congo
38.1: 527 (black hordes of the -) Countries/Around the World | Africa
Continental
38.1: 525 Hotel | Ostend
Crown Prince
38.1: 528 Royalty | United Kingdom
Daimler
38.1: 531 (a - six-cylinder) Company | United Kingdom
danger from lady spies
38.1: 531 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
demi
38.1: 525 (a - of Lambic) Beer/Drinking | Belgium
Denis
38.1: 527, 528, 529 Figures | Background
Designolle's powder
38.1: 529 Alloy | Chemistry
desperado
38.1: 529 (-s) Description | Spanish
digue
38.1: 527, 529 Capitalised Street/Around the World | Ostend
digue
38.1: 527 (the - of self-contradiction) Street/Around the World | Ostend
Dublin
38.1: 526 (University of -) City/Around the World | Ireland
Ehi, stu gazz', categoria
38.1: 531 Expression/Dictionary | Italian
England
38.1: 528 (King of -) Countries/Around the World | United Kingdom
English
38.1: 531 (sell the plans to the -) Nationality | United Kingdom
enough
38.1: 528 (not - yet) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
estaminet
38.1: 525 (a little -) Rare Bar/Drinking | Belgium
Eugénie
38.1: 527, 528, 529, 530 Figures | Background
European
38.1: 527 (as degenerate as -s) Geography/Around the World | Europe
Fatou
38.1: 527, 528, 529, 530 Figures | Background
faux
38.1: 526 (- bamboo) Language/Dictionary | French
fifteen-year-old
38.1: 528 (- Anarchist Sipido) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Fisherman's Quai
38.1: 525 Street/Around the World | Ostend
Fiume
38.1: 529 City/Around the World | Balkan
Fomalhaut
38.1: 525 Ship | Ostend
Force Publique
38.1: 527 Military | Africa
French
2*, first 38.1: 526 (- velvet) Nationality | France
Garde Civique
38.1: 527, 530 (- all over the place) Authorities | Belgium
Gare du Nord
38.1: 528 Railway Station | Belgium
Génie
38.1: 531 Figures | Background
Ghent
38.1: 531 City/Around the World | Belgium
Gibbsian
38.1: 526 (- Vectors) Vectorism | Mathematics
gold-framed
38.1: 525 (- lobby mirrors) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Göttingen
38.1: 525 (how to get to -), 527 City/Around the World | Germany
Grand Duke
38.1: 528 (-s) Titles/Texts |
Grand Hôtel de la Nouvelle Digue
38.1: 526 Hotel | Ostend
guaglion
38.1: 531 Language/Dictionary | Italian
Gypsies
38.1: 539 Europe
Hamiltionian
38.1: 526 (- devotees) Vectorism | Mathematics
Hippodrome
38.1: 528 (- [in Ostend]) Structure | Game
history
38.1: 528 (the implacable Juggernaut of -) Capitalised Concepts | Time
hush-hush
38.1: 531 (still very -) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
internal-combustion
38.1: 531 (- engine) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Italian
38.1: 529 (voices arguing in -), 529 (- naval renegades), 529 (- temperament), 531 (- duo) Language/Dictionary | Italy
Judas
38.1: 525 (- priest) Figures | Religion
juggernaut
38.1: 528 (the implacable - of History) Capitalised Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
just-arisen
38.1: 530 (- chance) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Kellner
38.1: 525 (here then, -) Functions | German
khâgne
38.1: 528 Higher Education | France
King
3*, first 38.1: 528 (-s, Queens, [...]) Royalty | Politics
King of the Belgians
38.1: 528 Royalty | Belgium
Kit
38.1: 525, 526, 527, 529 Characters | The Traverse Family
l'heure vertigineuse
38.1: 529 Span | Alcohol
Lambic
38.1: 525 Beer/Drinking | Belgium
Leopold
38.1: 528 (assassinating -), 529 (King -) Royalty | Belgium
Lieutenant
38.1: 530 Rank | Armies
Low Country
38.1: 527 (- neuropathy) Geography/Around the World | Europe
macchè
38.1: 530 Exclamation/Dictionary | Italian
Mademoiselle
38.1: 529 (-s) Title: Person | French
manned-torpedo
38.1: 529 (- work) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Masonic
38.1: 525 (- signs) Flavour | Esoterism
mezzogiornismo
38.1: 530 Concepts | Politics
Middle Ages
38.1: 531 Span | Time
might
38.1: 529 (we - hire an American gunslinger) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Minister
38.1: 528 (-s) Functions | Politics
Monsieur
38.1: 529 (- Santos-Dumont) Titles/Texts | French
'normal'
38.1: 528 (a - assassination rate) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
off-season
38.1: 526 (- tourists) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Ostend
38.1: 526, 527 (sweep - to destruction) City/Around the World | Belgium
Panama
38.1: 529 (- hat) Countries/Around the World | Middle America
Paris
38.1: 528 City/Around the World | France
phalange
38.1: 527, 528 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
phalanx
38.1: 529 (- dandy) Violence
picric
38.1: 529 (- family) Rare Concepts | Chemistry
Pino
38.1: 529, 530, 531 Figures | Background
Policarpe
38.1: 526, 528, 529, 530 Figures | Background
Prince
38.1: 528 (- and Princess of Wales), 528 (the - was now King of England) Titles/Texts | Europe
Princess
38.1: 528 (Prince and - of Wales) Titles/Texts |
Quai de l'Empereur
38.1: 525 Street/Around the World | Ostend
Quaternion Wars
38.1: 526 Events | Quaternions
Quaternioneer
38.1: 526 (-s) Person from | Quaternions
Quaternionist
2*, first 38.1: 526 (true -s) Description | Quaternions
Quaternions
38.1: 525 Concepts | Quaternions
Queen
38.1: 528 (-s) Royalty | United Kingdom
Raoul
38.1: 531 (-'s Atelier de la Vitesse) Figures | Background
Reclus
38.1: 528 Last Name Historical Persons | Background
recognize him
38.1: 525 (they seemed to -) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
red
38.1: 531 (- mechanicians from Ghent) Capitalised Description | Colours
Rocco
38.1: 529, 530, 531 Figures | Background
Royal Bathing Hut
38.1: 528 Building - Space | Ostend
Royal Italian Navy
38.1: 530 (distressed - fatigue uniform) Italy
royal rende[z]vous
38.1: 531 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Russian
38.1: 528 (like the - nihilists) Nationality | Russia
Santos-Dumont
38.1: 529 (sporting after the style of Monsieur -) Last Name Aviation | Brasil
Second Bureau
38.1: 527 (French -) Agencies | France
self-contradiction
38.1: 527 (the digue of -) Orthography Self-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
semi-visible
38.1: 529 (forces -) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
'serious'
38.1: 531 (I know you're -) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Siluro Dirigibile a Lenta Corsa
38.1: 529 Rare Device | Weapon
Sipido
38.1: 528 Last Name Activists | Belgium
six-cylinder
38.1: 531 (a Daimler -) Orthography Device | Mechanics
slept-on
38.1: 530 (- thicket of curls) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
South Africa
38.1: 528 (Boers of -) Countries/Around the World | Africa
space-time
38.1: 527 (other axes of -) Orthography Concepts | Physics
Stirnerite
38.1: 528 Activists | Anarchism
Stupendica
38.1: 527 (the fate of the -) Ship | Transportation
Switzerland
38.1: 526 Countries/Around the World | Europe
Tasmania
38.1: 526 (yellow skies of -) Geography/Around the World |
The Green Hour
38.1: 529 Span | Alcohol
too-often-unfamiliar
38.1: 529 (- harbor defenses) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Torpedo
38.1: 531 (exercises with the -) Device | Weapon
touched the hull
38.1: 529 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Trinity College
38.1: 526 (without College) Higher Education | Cambridge
twelve-centimeter
38.1: 525 (- glass of beer) Orthography Span | Measure
twenty-five
38.1: 527 (- feet high) Orthography Number | Measure
University
38.1: 526 (- of Dublin) Higher Education |
University of Brussels
38.1: 528 Higher Education | Belgium
vector
38.1: 526 (Gibbsian -s) Capitalised Vectorism | Mathematics
Venice of the Low Countries
38.1: 531 Description | Belgium
Vibe
38.1: 525 (the - name) Last Name Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
Vibe
38.1: 527 (the - curse) Property | Scarsdale Vibe
virtù
38.1: 529 (personal -) Concepts | Italy
vulcanized
38.1: 530 (- rubber) Capitalised Process | Chemistry
Wales
38.1: 528 Countries/Around the World | United Kingdom
Whitehead
38.1: 529 (- works) Company | Venice
woman/animal
38.1: 526 (- hybrid motfis) Rare Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
World Convention
38.1: 526 (-s) Events | Quaternions
Yale
38.1: 526 (-, being the home of the Gibbsian Vectors) Higher Education | Massachusetts
"Young Congo"
38.1: 527 Belgium
Young Congo
38.1: 529 Belgium