is sometimes also called Din, and means 'strength' or 'judgment.'
It is the fifth sefirah and represents the specific emotional
energy that creates feelings...Gevurah lies on the left (feminine)
side of the Tree of Life." The
Kabbalah: www.sparknotes.com/philosophy/ kabbalah/terms.html
far and no further: C. Ransmayr, The Terrors
of Ice and Darkness.
New York, 1991.
a nail but a whole plank: "'The
strangers seek the Great Nail that was once driven into the
ice of the north
but has been lost. Whoever follows those who seek the Great Nail
and finds it will have iron for his spears and axes.' (Eskimos
of Annotoak, twentieth century.)" Ibid.
looked behind: S. Berg. From, “Spirit
International Polar Year: "Until
that time, all of the probing in the Arctic was somewhat like
separately to assemble a jigsaw puzzle. Each person would collect
some scattered pieces and try to fit them together. But no one
shared information, and so nobody saw the big picture." A.
C. Revkin, "First International Polar Year." The
New York Times, 26 Feb 2007. International Polar Years
were:1882-3, 1932-3, 1957-8. This IPY, 2007-8, will consist of
over 200 scientists from more than 60 countries.
not solid: J.
Dore, Review of Ejnar Millelsen’s, Mirage
in the Arctic. The
Arctic Review. http://www.ric.edu/rpotter/arcticrev.html