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Re: Case

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Date:Saturday, July 10, 1999, 8:06
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 10/07/99 08:47:12  , Matt a =E9crit :

> I find the implied connection > between the PATH, INSTRUMENT, and MEASURE relations rather pleasing, > for example: "I hit the nail BY MEANS OF the hammer", "I walked BY MEANS > OF the woods", "I am taller than Bill BY MEANS OF three feet"... > =20 > Matt.
i feel like you. instrument is an activated medium while path is an "unactive" one and "measure" a resultative one. (but what about the boat then ? ;-)). in "i obey to an order" is "order" instrumental too ? i feel "measure" as=20 mathias