Chapter 39 – How to write a Love Letter

June 14th, 2011 § 0 comments

sesquipedalian

See the gloss in the commentary for Chapter 25 of Barchester Towers.  Dr. Thorne endeavors to write a love letter to Miss Dunstable; he finds it difficult to write without using long, “sesquipedalian” words or grandiose language.  [JM 2005]

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