Saturday, February 13, 2016

ruffian & unconventional

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

Among other things she photographed Fielding's grave, and let loose a small bird which some ruffian had trapped, "because one hates to think of anything in a cage where English people lie buried," the diary stated.

Definition

ruffian:
a violent man, especially one who commits crimes.

unconventional:
not following what is done or considered normal or acceptable by most people; different and interesting.

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