Friday, February 12, 2016

strand & cholera

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

The truth was that Mr. and Mrs. Dalloway ad found themselves stranded in Lisbon.

But a disease had broken out in the East, there was cholera in Russia, and he was heard of, not so romantically, in Lisbon.

Definition

strand:
1. to leave sb in a place from which they have no way of leaving;
2. to make a boat, fish, whale, etc. be left on land and unable to return to the water;

cholera:
a disease caught from infected water that causes severe diarrhoea and vomiting and often causes death;

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