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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Two. Iceland Spar

Chapter 20

Section 1 (233-237)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 20.1

As autumn deepened, Lew could be noticed hurrying from place to place, as if increasingly claimed by a higher argument-tensely vertical, favoring narrow black ovvercoats, slouch hats, and serviceable boots, a trimmed black moustache settled in along his upper lip.

Against the Day, p. 233

absinthe
20.1: 233 (cigarettes soaked in -) Liquor/Drinking | France
all
20.1: 236 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
American
20.1: 236 (as an -) Nationality | United States
Anarchist
20.1: 235 (dozens of - lives) Activists | Anarchism
Ashes
20.1: 236, 237 Events | United Kingdom
Aussie
20.1: 234 Person from | Australia
Australian
20.1: 236 (- [cricket] ball), 236 (-s), 237 (- invention) Nationality | Australia
'bomb'
20.1: 236 Device | Weapon
Bosanquet
20.1: 237 (young -) Last Name Sport | United Kingdom
Britain
20.1: 237 Countries/Around the World | United Kingdom
British
20.1: 236 (- [cricket] ball) Nationality | United Kingdom
carbonyl chloride
20.1: 236 Alloy | Chemistry
Cheapside
20.1: 234 Street/Around the World | London
co-adjutor
20.1: 236 Orthography Functions | Mathematics
cocainized
20.1: 233 (- brain tonics) Stimulants | Drugs
Collis Brown's Mixture
20.1: 233 (opiated catarrh preparations as -) Medicine | Illness
Condy's fluid
20.1: 234 Anorganic | Chemistry
Coombs de Bottle
20.1: 234 (Dr. -) Characters | Background
Coombs de Bottle
20.1: 235 (Dr. -), 236 (Dr. -), 237 (Dr. -) Last Name Characters | Background
Cyclomite
20.1: 233 (a source of -) Anorganic | Chemistry
Doc
20.1: 235 (- [De Bottle]) Title: Person | Colloquial
ecstatica
20.1: 237 Figures | Esoterism
Egyptian
20.1: 234 (- cigarettes) Description | Egypt
Empire
20.1: 234 Style | Furniture
England
20.1: 236 Countries/Around the World | United Kingdom
Erlenmeyer
20.1: 236 (- flask) Device | Chemistry
ever-more-improved
20.1: 234 (- weapons design) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
forty-eight
20.1: 236 (- hours) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
gas
20.1: 233 (Realm of -) Capitalised Alloy | Chemistry
Gauge
20.1: 235 (- needles) Concepts | Physics
Gemini
20.1: 237 Concepts | Esoterism
Gentleman Bomber of Headingly
20.1: 236, 236 (as G.B. of H.) Figures | Background
glare-free
20.1: 233 (- tones) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Glynsky
20.1: 235 (- [distillation column]) Objects | Physics
Great Britain
20.1: 233 Countries/Around the World | United Kingdom
hand-bombs
20.1: 236 (spherical -) Orthography Device | Weapon
hand-loomed
20.1: 234 (- Russian duck) Orthography Clothing |
'innocent'
20.1: 236 ( - as it gets) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
'kookaburra'
20.1: 236 Objects |
lamplighting-time
20.1: 233 (passing of -) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Le Bel-Henninger
20.1: 235 (- [distillation column]) Objects | Physics
leg-break
20.1: 237 Orthography Expression/Dictionary |
Lew
20.1: 233, 234 (as Lewis), 234, 235, 236 (as Lewis), 237, 237 (as Lewis) Characters | United States
lock-pickers
20.1: 235 (pale gnomes, patient as -) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
log-books
20.1: 235 Orthography Document/Texts | T.W.I.T.
London
20.1: 233, 235 City/Around the World | United Kingdom
methylated
20.1: 234 (- spirits) Process | Chemistry
Middlesex
20.1: 237 (this - spinner, young -) Geography/Around the World | United Kingdom
municipal creep
20.1: 233 Description | London
Natalia Eskimoff
20.1: 237 (Madame -) Characters | Background
Neville
20.1: 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 Characters | T.W.I.T.
Nigel
20.1: 233, 234, 235, 237 Characters | T.W.I.T.
permanganate
20.1: 234 (- desinfectant) Compound | Chemistry
phosgene
20.1: 236 Compound | Chemistry
phosgène
20.1: 236 Compound | French
'pinky'
20.1: 233 Stimulants | Drugs
'poison gas'
20.1: 236 Compound | Chemistry
poison-gas
20.1: 236 (- grenade) Orthography Compound | Chemistry
Pom
20.1: 237 Nick Names |
Poole's
20.1: 234 (- of Savile Row) Building - Space | London
reality-modifying
20.1: 233 (- explosive) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
realm
20.1: 233 (- of Gas) Capitalised Area | Chemistry
regatta
20.1: 234 (- weekend) Capitalised Events |
Russian
20.1: 234 (hand-loomed - duck) Nationality | Russia
Savile Row
20.1: 234 Street/Around the World | London
snow-white
20.1: 234 (- lab ensemble) Orthography Description | Colours
Soxhlet extractor
20.1: 235 (-s) Objects | Physics
stateside
20.1: 233 Capitalised Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
throws bombs
20.1: 236 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
tonight's the night
20.1: 234 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
University
20.1: 233 (down from -) Higher Education |
Wales
20.1: 236 Countries/Around the World | United Kingdom
War Office
20.1: 234 Agencies | United Kingdom
Whitehall
20.1: 234 Building - Space | London
xylene
20.1: 233 (- in unventilated rooms) Compound | Chemistry