English citations of afformation
J.H. Parker (1906) Annals of Ophthamology: “...the cases which are daily observed in independent practice the convictions has become manifested that such afformation has no value whatever...” Adam Szela̜gowski (1929) Stany Zjednoczone Północnej Ameryki U.S.A.: tworzenie państwa i konstytucji: “Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Afformation: ..I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that...”
The Cresap Society Bulletin, 1935: “Her second husband which she had lived with but a short time - he was killed as I have detailed in my afformation.”
Usage in Hebrew grammar
Andrew Benjamin, Peter Osborne (1994) Walter Benjamin's Philosophy: Destruction and Experience:
Afformation thus no longer means only dethronement, or deposition of what has been posited. Such deposition is possible only if there 'is' an area of the unposited. Accordingly, afformation means also exposing to the unposited, giving what cannot become a gift, an event of formation which is not exhaustible by any form.
Hent de Vries, Samuel Weber (1997) Violence, Identity, and Self-determination:
It must also be a movement that breaks off any formation and opens something other than itself: it cannot be only formation, nor only aformation, but must be afformation. Afformation, however, cannot do otherwise than call into question the ideal forms even of the multitudes, of the pluralities and multiplicities...
Noah St. John (1999) Permission to Succeed: “What is an afformation? And how is it different from an affirmation?
An afformation is an empowering question to which the human brain must try to find an answer.”