Sunday, February 14, 2016

correspondent & inquisitive

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

The foreign correspondents of the Times decided their route as much as anything else.

For these reason they wanted a slow inquisitive kind of ship, comfortable, for they were bad sailors, but not extravagant, which would stop for a day or two at this port and at that, taking in coal while the Dalloways saw things fro themselves.

Definition

correspondent:
a person who reports news from a particular country or on a particular subject for a newspaper or a television or radio station.

inquisitive:
1. very interested in learning about many different things;
2. asking too many questions and trying to find out about what other people are doing, etc.

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