To copy a 10x5 cells rectangle starting at col. 20 somewhere near the middle of your screen try:
C-A [ M 20l <space> c 10l 5j C <space>
You can see how the past has come to pass //
in the ferns and sweepings of ore and text //
that shadowed such narratives as had been scratched, //
as though any hotel guest could wipe the blight away //
and in so doing, be redeemed for the moment.
-- John Ashbery, "Tension in the Rocks"
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