The capable André has a ready set of approaches to unlock any solution needed.  If only one could order such a magical bunch of keys.  My husband has told me that engineering isn’t a particular knowledge, but a way to think through problems.  Perhaps that’s the key…

He always applied the right method in any emergency as a housekeeper chooses the right key for every door from the bunch hanging at her waist. 

Source: Ivan Goncharov, Oblomov, trans. David Magarshack (London: Penguin, 1954 (1859)), p. 164

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