Saturday, May 14, 2016

scuffle & flyleaf

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

All night long barbarian men harassed the ship; they came scuffling down the passages, and stopped to snuffle at her door.

With a silver pencil she wrote her name and address on the flyleaf of Persuation, and gave the book to Rachel.

Definitions:

scuffle:
1. to move quickly making a quiet rubbing noise;
2. to fight or struggle with each other for a short time, in a way that is not very serious;

flyleaf:
an empty page at the beginning or end of a book.

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