Sunday, March 13, 2016

nasal & introspective


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

"You're thinking of Shakespeare," said Mr. Grice, and taking down a copy from a shelf well lined with books, recited in an emphatic nasal voice: 

Hamlet was what you might call too introspective for Mr. Grice, the sonnets too passionate;


1. sounding as if it is produced partly through the nose;

tending to think a lot about your own thoughts, feelings, etc.

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