He had fancied himself with his servant Aminadab, attempting an operation for the removal of the birthmark; but the deeper went the knife, the deeper sank the hand, until at length its tiny grasp appeared to have caught hold of Georgiana's heart; whence, however, her husband was inexorably resolved to cut or wrench it away.
Throw open the door of the boudoir, Aminadab," said Aylmer, "and burn a pastil.
Yes, master," answered Aminadab, looking intently at the lifeless form of Georgiana; and then he muttered to himself, "If she were my wife, I'd never part with that birthmark.
She could hear his voice in the distant furnace room giving directions to Aminadab, whose harsh, uncouth, misshapen tones were audible in response, more like the grunt or growl of a brute than human speech.
Full-page pictures are followed by one-page commentaries and include the nine scenes from Genesis, four stories from the Old Testament, seven prophets, and fourteen pages of the ancestors of Jesus from Aminadab
to Joseph (33 men from the genealogy of Jesus).
One way of approaching the problematic nature of these pieces is to consider the key roles played in each by certain malevolent intruders: the gaping hellmouth that threatens Philip II in El Greco's painting; the ominously diabolical Aminadab
who lurks in the final stanza of San Juan's poem; and the disruptive devil that ruins the Numantian sacrificial ceremony in act two of Cervantes's play.
firmada por su representante legal, Adrian Aminadab
Roman y Roman, solicita a la PGR investigar tambien a otras 18 personas fisicas y morales relacionadas con las dos empresas favorecidas por el gobierno:
que nadie lo mirava, Aminadab
tampoco parescia, y el cerco sosegava, y la cavalleria a vista de las aguas descendia.
Los relatos y las novelas de Blanchot (Thomas el oscuro en sus dos versiones, Aminadab
, El ultimo bombre) manan, como las de Beckett, del paisaje lunar que dejo la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
No soy el venturoso Aminadab
porque tengo la lepra del gran Job aunque llame a mi puerta Ezequiel, que a tener una hermana como Raab tuviera mas carneros que Jacob y fueran mis canciones de Gabriel.
Written in 1942, Aminadab
is Blanchot's second novel, and in it he leads us on a journey with his protagonist, Thomas, as he makes his way through a bizarre boardinghouse.
One depicts the Chariot of Aminadab
and another the Brazen Serpent; Kessler argues that these serve as Old Testament proof-texts, evidence that God had ordained material instruments for worship.