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Michawl DolbearMichawl Dolbear on August 28th, 2016 12:10 pm (UTC)
Yay !

And of course two typos, one of which I thought I caught, the other not (I forgot my rule to always search for identical typos on finding one).

==He glanced Ebsa's direction.==

==He glanced Paer's direction and paused.==

Both should be 'glanced in'



In other news, Amazon can now allow Look Inside on a preorder book (but you can't send a sample). Almost as good as Baen.

Little Egret in Walton-on-Thames

James ResoldierJames Resoldier on August 29th, 2016 07:36 pm (UTC)
Actually, both usages are correct. The "in" can be implied/assumed.
Michawl DolbearMichawl Dolbear on August 29th, 2016 11:07 pm (UTC)
@James Resoldier > The "in" can be implied/assumed.

I see some possible examples in the OED

1797 A. M. Bennett Beggar Girl VII. x. 392 Lady Gauntlet just glanced the hind wheels of two carriages, which drove round to the back part of the house.
1828 Montgomery Vision Heaven 28 Who ever glanced the Heavens, nor dream'd of God..and things divine?

They feel incomplete to me - do you have any from a respected author ?


Little Egret in Walton-on-Thames
matapampamuphoff on August 29th, 2016 11:43 pm (UTC)
However venerable, I don't think I'll follow the styles of two or three centuries ago. _Now_ I'd say ". . . Lady Gauntlet just glanced _at_the . . ." Or " . . . Lady Gauntlet just glimpsed the . . ." depending on the circumstances. The useage has drifted, at least on this side of the pond. It could also be a local thing, I've heard it both ways, but preferred it without in these cases.
James ResoldierJames Resoldier on August 29th, 2016 07:35 pm (UTC)
Purchased!