MY DEAR MAGDALEN -- You have no useless remonstrances to apprehend
at the sight of my handwriting.
Even I -- who have been in Spaceland, and have had the privilege of understanding for twenty-four hours the meaning of 'height' -- even I cannot now comprehend it, nor realize it by the sense of sight or by any process of reason; I can but apprehend
it by faith.
the true aspect, force, and morality of war as a natural function of mankind one requires a feather in the hair and a ring in the nose, or, better still, teeth filed to a point and a tattooed breast.
It is this fact that enables us to apprehend
such things as movements, or the order of the words in a spoken sentence.
And, translating the word yokel for the benefit of the ladies, I apprehend
your meaning to be, that this attempt was not made by a countryman?