Look at the definition of “magazine” instead. Nothing in it stipulates that it needs to be printed, to contain text and/or visuals, or to appear periodically. It’s Arabic, this time, from makhzan – for storehouse, filled with goods, often with ammunition.
We might say that there are two sections through the substance of the world: the longitudinal section of painting and the cross-section of certain pieces of graphic art. The longitudinal section seems representational; it somehow contains the objects. The cross-section seems symbolic; it contains signs. Or is it only when we read that we place the page horizontally before us? And is there such a thing as an original vertical position for writing—say, for engraving in stone?
He put the letter back in his hip pocket and ate a second small, plump, miniature mackerel in the aromatic white wine sauce and finished the cold beer. Then he went out to the kitchen for a piece of bread to sop up the liquid in the long tin and for a fresh bottle of beer.
“Sure,” said David and ate slowly and carefully and drank the champagne that was corn new each time he poured a glass.
Afterward Juma gave them each a breast with the heart in it and ate the two necks and backs and the legs himself.
They had a very good breakfast of café au lait, brioche and strawberry jam and oeufs au plat ave jambon and when they were finished Catherine asked, “would you come over with me to Jean’s? It’s the day I go to get my hair washed and I’m going to have it cut.”