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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Two. Iceland Spar

Chapter 23

Section 1 (273-277)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 23.1

After Webb was buried, and Reef had gone his way, Frank, fearing for his own safety, had glided back down to Golden on winds of inertia, considered asking around to see if anybody was looking for him but thought he knew the answer to that one.

Against the Day, p. 273

1893
23.1: 274 (as '93) Abbreviated Span | Year
45
23.1: 275 (zinc content as high as - percent) Span | Measure
ample-spirited
23.1: 274 (- offers) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Anarchism
23.1: 274 (- in the blood or something like that) Ideas | Politics
antimony
23.1: 275 Anorganic | Chemistry
Arapahoe
23.1: 274 Counties/Around the World | Colorado
arsenic
23.1: 275 Poison | Chemistry
Bear Paw in Octopus Ink
23.1: 275 Food and Drinks |
best-priced
23.1: 274 (the - ore) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
bismuth
23.1: 275 Anorganic | Chemistry
center-of-the-world
23.1: 274 (- willingness) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Chinese
23.1: 275 (a - saloon) Ethnicity/Around the World | China
Christian
23.1: 274 (- daring) Person from | Schwarzkommando
copper
23.1: 275 Anorganic | Minerals
counter-Christian
23.1: 275 (some - Eucharist) Counter-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
creation
23.1: 274 (part of the -) Capitalised Concepts | Religion
Denver
23.1: 273, 275 City/Around the World | Colorado
Denver Row
23.1: 275 Street/Around the World | Denver
drosses
23.1: 275 Anorganic | Chemistry
Egypt
23.1: 275 (Pyramids of -) Countries/Around the World | Africa
electric
23.1: 273 (the - down to Denver) Objects | Transportation
Eucharist
23.1: 275 (like some counter-Christian -) Events | Religion
Fame
23.1: 276 Figures | Background
faro
23.1: 275 (- players) Gambling | United States
Finesse
23.1: 276 Figures | Background
Frank
23.1: 273 (-, fearing for his own safety), 273, 274, 275 Characters | The Traverse Family
Frankie
23.1: 276 Nick Names | The Traverse Family
"gazing"
23.1: 276 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
glances
23.1: 275 Anorganic | Chemistry
god-honest
23.1: 274 (- Zinc Rush) Capitalised Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Golden
23.1: 273 Location/Around the World | Colorado
gussied-up
23.1: 276 (the intriguingly - Wren) Clothing |
Harvard
23.1: 275 (a couple of - wisemen) Location/Around the World | Massachusetts
Havana cigar
23.1: 276 (without cigar: puffing on the stub of a -) Stimulants | Tobacco
Haw Tabor
23.1: 274 (-'s town) Historical Persons | Background
hell
23.1: 274 (species of -) Concepts | Religion
Jennie Roger's House of Mirrors
23.1: 276 Building - Space | Denver
Kit
23.1: 274 Characters | The Traverse Family
Lake County
23.1: 274 Counties/Around the World | Colorado
Leadville
23.1: 274, 275 City/Around the World | Colorado
Market Street
23.1: 276 Street/Around the World | Denver
Matchless
23.1: 274 (the - workings) Location/Around the World | Colorado
middle-ranking
23.1: 273 (- managers) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Miner's Federation
23.1: 274 (-'s office) Colorado
"Molly-be-damned"
23.1: 275 Compound | Chemistry
narrow-brim
23.1: 273 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Negro
23.1: 275 (a - spoons-and-banjo act) Insult | United States
New York
23.1: 274 (the - industrialist) State/Around the World | United States
numinous
23.1: 274 (- [...] Willingness) Rare Concepts | Religion
polyhedral
23.1: 276 ( an open - of mirrors) Geometry/Science | Mathematics
post-Repeal
23.1: 274 (- era) Span |
pre-Repeal
23.1: 275 (old - silver mines) Span |
Pyramids
23.1: 275 (- of Egypt) Building - Space | Egypt
pyrites
23.1: 275 Compound | Chemistry
Radcliffe College
23.1: 275 Higher Education | Massachusetts
Reef
23.1: 273 (- had gone his way), 273 Characters | The Traverse Family
repeal
23.1: 274 (- in '93) Capitalised Events | Colorado
Rockies
23.1: 274 (this side of the -) Mountains/Around the World | United States
Saturday
23.1: 275 (- night in Denver) Span | Day
Scarsdale Vibe
23.1: 274 (-'s ample-spirited offers) Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
Scarsdale
23.1: 274 (-'s gesture to Frank) Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
scums
23.1: 275 Compound | Chemistry
self-admiring
23.1: 276 Orthography Self-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Sons of Heaven
23.1: 275 (- section of town)
spoons-and-banjo
23.1: 275 (a Negro - act) Orthography Instrument | Music
U.S.
23.1: 274 Geography/Around the World | United States
uh-oh
23.1: 276 Exclamation/Dictionary | Interjection
Vibe
23.1: 274 (a - regional executive) Last Name Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
Vibe Corporation
23.1: 273 (as Vibe Corp.), 274 (as Vibe Corp.) Company | Scarsdale Vibe
we
23.1: 276 Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Webb
23.1: 273 (after - was buried), 273 (-'s case) Characters | The Traverse Family
Webb Traverse
23.1: 274 (-'s murder) Characters | The Traverse Family
Wren Provenance
23.1: 275 Characters | The Traverse Family
Wren
23.1: 275, 276, 277 Characters | The Traverse Family
Yeahp
23.1: 275 Doubting/Dictionary | Interjection
zinc
23.1: 274, 275 Element | Chemistry
Zinc Rush
23.1: 274 Events | Minerals