Saturday, March 12, 2016

popery & blob


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

I'm not exactly a Protestant, and I'm not a Catholic, but I could almost pray for the days of popery to come again - because of the fasts.

Here were the treasures which the great ocean had bestowed upon him - pale fish in greenish liquids, blobs of jelly with streaming tresses, fish with lights in their heads, they lived so deep.


an offensive way of referring to Roman Catholicism. 

1. a small amount or drop of sth, especially a liquid, a small area of colour;
2. something that seems to have no definite shape

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