Ходжа Н. (hojja_nusreddin) wrote,
Ходжа Н.
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Good King's English :)

Professor Edgeworth, of All Souls’, avoided conversational English, persistently using words and phrases that one expects to meet only in books. One evening, Lawrence returned from a visit to London, and Edgeworth met him at the gate. ‘Was it very caliginous in the metropolis?’

‘Somewhat caliginous, but not altogether inspissated,’ Lawrence replied gravely.
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http://leisureguy.wordpress.com/2006/11/11/robert-graves-1895-1985/
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