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Corrected error in chapter 12

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Kenneth John Odle 11 months ago
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@ -1700,7 +1700,7 @@ ancestry is a fit partner for one who desires that his posterity should rise
by regular degrees in the social scale.
Now the Irregularity of a Male is a matter of measurement; but as all Women
are straight, and therefore visibly Regular so to speak, one has to device
are straight, and therefore visibly Regular so to speak, one has to devise
some other means of ascertaining what I may call their invisible Irregularity,
that is to say their potential Irregularities as regards possible offspring.
This is effected by carefully-kept pedigrees, which are preserved and
@ -1843,7 +1843,7 @@ woman, child, thing --- each as a Point to the eye of a Linelander. Only by the
sound of the voice could sex or age be distinguished. Moreover, as each
individual occupied the whole of the narrow path, so to speak, which
constituted his Universe, and no one could move to the right or left to make
way for passers by, it followed that no Linlander could ever pass another.
way for passers by, it followed that no Linelander could ever pass another.
Once neighbours, always neighbours. Neighbourhood with them was like marriage
with us. Neighbours remained neighbours till death did them part.

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