Tuesday, May 24, 2016

pucker & constituent

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

The need of sitting absolutely still before a Cockney photographer had given her lips a queer little pucker, and her eyes for the same reason looked as though she thought the whole situation ridiculous.

One's constituents like to be fed, I believe. In all these ways Rachel could be of great help to me. So," he wound up, "I should be very glad, if we arrange this visit (which must be upon a business footing, mind), if you could see your way to helping my girl, bringing her out - she's a little shy now, - making a woman of her, the kind of woman her mother would have liked her to be, " he ended, jerking his head at the photograph.


Definitions:

pucker:
to form or to make sth form small folds or lines.

constituent:
1. one of the parts of sth that combine to form the whole;
2. a person who lives and can vote in a constituency;

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