Friday, October 9, 2015

servile & obsequious

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf:

Thus, after Donne the harsh satirist, and Donne the imperious lover, comes the servile and obsequious figure of Donne the devout servant of the great, the extravagant eulogist of little girls .


Definitions:

servile:
wanting too much to please sb and obey them.

obsequious:
too eager to please someone, in a way that does not seem sincere.

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