The Second Law of Punctuation

Reading this morning, I found the following description of William Law’s punctuating.  It put me in mind of Wittgenstein punctuating PI, even if Wittgenstein’s practice is much more considered and discriminating than Law’s.

…Law defies all reason and custom in his use of stops.  He sprinkles them over his pages like a cook shaking out flour from a dredger and with far less discrimination.

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