Saturday, April 30, 2016

hearty & on the score of


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

"Now, I should advise a hearty tea, then a brisk walk on deck; and by dinner-time you'll be clamouring for beef, eh?" He went off laughing, excusing himself on the score of business.


1. a hearty meal is large;
2. ...

on the score of:
because of.

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