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revengeance commented on the word mesmeric
Perhaps this word came to be thanks to Mesmer, the 18th century scientist who studied magnetism and mysticism?
November 24, 2015
revengeance commented on the word edict
"HERMIA: If then true lovers have been ever crossedIt stands as an edict in destiny."From Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
January 12, 2012
revengeance commented on the word misgraffed
It means 'badly matched' and is used by Shakespeare in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'"LYSANDER: Or else misgraffed in respect of years -"
revengeance commented on the word aught
"LYSANDER: Ay me! For aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by tale or history,The course of true love never did run smooth;But either it was different in blood -"William Shakespeare, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
revengeance commented on the word vantage
"LYSANDER: I am, my lord, as well derived as he, As well possessed. My love is more than his,My fortunes every way as fairly ranked -If not with vantage - as Demetrius'."- William Shakespeare, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' :)
revengeance commented on the word phantasmagoria
I have mostly phantasmagoric dreams...
December 11, 2011
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