[Milton-L] swerving

jfleming at sfu.ca jfleming at sfu.ca
Mon Sep 24 00:34:55 EDT 2007


This construction, presumably, would have been within Milton's power of
expression. It is not what he expresses, as far as I can tell, with "swerve
not too secure." JDF

On Sun, 23 Sep 2007 19:33:48 -0500 milton-l at lists.richmond.edu wrote:
> 
> 
> jfleming at sfu.ca wrote:
> > 
> > But the instruction isn't just "don't be too secure." It's "don't
> swerve too
> > securely." 
> 
> Isn't it some kind of absolute construction, and means (roughly) "Do
> not, through being too secure, swerve"?
> 
> Carrol
> 
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