We have transcribed ourselves into terms of architecture. We transcribed architecture into terms of ourselves.
And the reason is, that my secretary cannot transcribe Sweet, having been perforce taught in the schools of Pitman. Therefore, Sweet railed at Pitman as vainly as Thersites railed at Ajax: his raillery, however it may have eased his soul, gave no popular vogue to Current Shorthand.
By necessity; by force of circumstance.
[Middle English par force, from Old French : par, by (from Latin per; see per) + force, force; see force.]
intr.v., railed, rail·ing, rails.
To express objections or criticisms in bitter, harsh, or abusive language. See synonyms at scold.
n., pl. -ies.
- Good-natured teasing or ridicule; banter.
- An instance of bantering or teasing.
[French raillerie, from Old French railler, to tease. See rail3.]