Sunday, May 8, 2016

platitude & pallor

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

Formal platitudes were manufactured with effort, but Willoughby was kindled.

After dinner, sitting alone with Rachel under the great swinging lamp, Helen was struck by her pallor

Definitions:

platitude:
a comment or statement that has been made very often before and is therefore not interesting.

pallor:
pale colouring of the face, especially because of illness or fear.

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