So I just had this great idea for a crazy random erasure poem. I’ll go through the first page of Pride and Prejudice (as printed in my particular copy) and take the words indicated in each line by Pascal’s triangle! In the first row, the first word. In the second row, the first and second word, in the third row, the first, third and fourth word, etc. Lets see what we get.
However known the
his a truth is
minds families the some one
My his Netherfield had returned she
told Bennet his why young the north.
that is to
servants be house by.
What Bingley Oh! to be
four year how his be so
you thinking nonsense, them occasion girls may.
Excellent. Nonsense. Just what is needed for a Friday night.