- The stakes that hold in its place the social circus-tent.
- A collection of commandments formulated by a person who has broken them all.
- An incubator in which eaglets are transformed into capons.
- A fence that confines animals that can not climb or fly. (The most famous Decalogue is known as the Ten Commandments. Whoso has obeyed this Decalogue in toto has died obscure, poor, unsung, unwept, and overlooked by Clio.)