Re: English allative (was:Re: -s adverbs, bodoer Homo Sapiens (was: watered down fiery spirits)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, October 27, 2003, 19:00|
Quoting michael poxon <m.poxon@...>:
> If it's the Congo, sounds like 'Heart of Darkness'. Mistah Kurtz - he
I'm pretty certain it was an excerpt from a letter written when Conrad himself
was travelling Congoward.
> > However, the other day I saw a text by Joseph Conrad, in which he used the
> > form "Congoward", obviously meaning "towards the Congo". This can't be
> seen as
> > much else than an allative, can it?
> > (As usual, I cannot give the reference - standard apologies regarding
> > being in Sweden and my internet access here restricted.)
> > Andreas
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