There is another alphabet, whispering from every leaf, singing from every river, shimmering from every sky.
Once you can write an alphabet, you can write a book of 100 million pages. It's just a matter of believing it as possible, and taking the cross millimetre by millimetre.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
In Degas's compositions with several dancers, their steps, postures and gestures often resemble the almost geometric, formal letters of an alphabet, whereas their bodies and heads are recalcitrant, sinuous and individual.
Our musical alphabet is poor and illogical.