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a flourish added after or under your signature (originally to protect against forgery)

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The graphological term for the underscoring with which James completes his autograph is "appendage" or "paraph." In her Encyclopedia of the Written Word: A Lexicon for Graphology and Other Aspects of Writing (New York: Frederick Ungar, 1968), Klara G.
Inside the volume, the texts are presented, in black letter, clearly and with some attempt at visual attractiveness: the Testament opens with a decorated initial A (of As) four lines deep, and the stanzas are clearly spaced; the title to the recipes, though it is not separated by a space from the last stanza of the poem, begins with a simple floral ornament, and the opening capital T is two lines deep; thereafter titles for the various recipes are normally (though not quite always) marked by a paraph; the volume ends with a frieze-like ornament.
As in many professionally produced copies of The Chastising, the text is written in black ink, divided by red paraphs, with chapter headings and two-fine initials in red, and biblical and patristic citations underlined in red, yet D lacks the use of blue ink for some paraph marks and lombards embellished with red penwork common in many of the other manuscripts in which the text survives.
In this respect it complements his earlier work in Paraph of the Bone (2001), winner of the American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Award, Labors Lost Left Unfinished (2006) and Winners Have Yet to Be Announced (2008), a poetic biography of R&B composer, vocalist and recording artist Donny Hathaway.
(4) The permanence of men's hold on women's minds and bodies through marking women's identities with the paraph of masculine authority is extensively explored in Kennedy's work.
His book of poems Paraph of Bone & Other Kinds of Blue (Copper Canyon P) won the 2001 The American Poetry Review!
ED PAVLIC'S book of poems, Paraph of Bone & Other Kinds of Blue, is the winner of the 2001 APR/Honickman First Book Prize.
Annotation is held to encompass not just added marginal words or notes but also passus headings, paraph signs, emphasized words, and rubrication.
The following, then, is the order in which parts of the manuscript were created: first, the scribe laid out and copied the text; then an illuminator provided the illumination; and finally a figure supplied the red and blue paraph marks, brackets, and underlining throughout the text.
With his first volume of published verse, Paraph of the Bone & Other Kinds of Blue, Ed Pavlic explores the rarified aesthetic space described by Evans.
The scribe uses the same verse layout throughout, with a paraph in the left margin at the head of each stanza and rhyme brackets in the right margin connecting the first and last lines of each stanza.
In most manuscripts, as I have noted, this passage comes midway through the prologue or first chapter and is marked as special only by a paraph. In some manuscripts it is underlined.
Shonk's essay contains a closely observed analysis of paraph forms, helpfully tabulated in an appendix.
(13) Writing in a two-column layout with twenty-one lines of text, the scribe uses red to highlight capital letters throughout the text; he uses a single paraph to mark Alexander's entrance into the "terre de Mares." Its small size, lack of decoration, and sometimes clumsy letter formation indicate that this was unlikely to be a luxury book.
More broadly, the design of the paraph marks and, perhaps most strikingly, of the ornate borders that mark new texts is consistent across the "Takamiya portion" of the manuscript at Gonville and Caius College and Takamiya MS 33 itself.