Friday, October 30, 2015

statuesque & hosier

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf:

Will it fix its gaze upon Greece and princes and princesses, and seek as it might so nobly, the statuesque, the impersonal?

He is said to have been a hosier,; but what, after all, was a hosier in the seventeenth century?

Definitions:

statuesque:
tall and beautiful in an impressive way; like a statue;

hosier:
somebody who makes or sells hosiery;

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