Fall

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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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The passage in book eleven that refers to the angels having stood "more confirm'd" by the war in Heaven comes in the midst of description of the "renovation" caused by the fall of man (PL XI, 58-71).
Nannery analyzes Kafka's demons, which include a range of bachelors and the real nature of America, the coincidence of opposites and the thesis of radical finitude in such ideas as good and evil, truth and deception, the indestructible and the meaning of the fall of man, and the intellectual relationship between Heidegger and Kafka on the issues of being and the meaning of being, God and gods, truth, art, causality, guilt, evil and infinity.
They came from all over the country to participate in scenes reminiscent of the Bible's account of the Garden of Eden prior to the Fall of Man when modesty-covering fig leaves became the order of the day.