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    Be in keeping


    Can anybody enlighten me on the meaning of the phrase "in keeping" in the context below?

    "I had no idea," said I, "that so strange a laboratory existed."
    "The products," he answered, "are in keeping. Look at this flask!"

    Aleister Crowley, The Drug, 1909

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    Re: Be in keeping

    If something is in keeping, it follows a pattern, so I would guess that the products are as strange as the laboratory.

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