lapidary

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an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them

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a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones

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In addition, Die Stucke 1 includes various sketches, scenes, and fragments that must be classified, either quantitatively or qualitatively, as minor, such as "Das Laken" (The Bedsheet) -- prompted by the prelude of Bertolt Brecht's Antigone des Sophokles, that provocative and most drastic revision of the ancient Greek tragedy -- and the fragmentary "Die Reise" (The Journey), modeled after the Japanese NO play Kagekiyo by Zeami Motokiyo), or the lapidarily titled "Glucksgott," which Muller tried to revise and complete to form a libretto for Dessau, though ultimately in vain.
Of all the sources that Fuentes remembers in the essay on his novelette, at times lapidarily, he mentions Miss Bordereau (of Henry James's novel The Aspern Papers) as one of the five "witches" that engendered Aura.