10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EPEOLATRY»
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Foyle's further philavery: a cornucopia of lexical delights
epeolatry. embonpoint. adjective stout, plump or full in figure noun stoutness,
plumpness or well-fed condition $»>This word comes from French en bon point
meaning 'in good form'. In recent years a new noun usage has developed.
The Congregational Quarterly
"Epeolatry," I murmured. That is what my worthy and wistful friend is suffering
from. Word worship. He has set up a verbal image, and fallen down before it. The
word "deity" is to him ah obsession. A mere symbol, it is to him an idol, and he ...
The Professor at the Breakfast-table: With the Story of Iris
... our Epeolatry, or word-worship, by spiritualizing our ideas of the thing signified.
Man is an idolater or symbol- worshipper by nature, which, of course, is no fault of
his; but sooner or later all his local and temporary symbols must be ground to ...
Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1872
The Entire Works of Sr. Oliver Wendell Holmes
You have onlytolook backtoDr. Channing's famous Baltimore discourse and
rememberthe shrieks of blasphemy withwhich it was greeted,to satisfy yourself
onthispoint. Time,time only, can gradually wean usfromour Epeolatry, or
Oliver Wendell Holmes, 2014
He never ran into any other visitors, and generally stayed for an hour or two,
reading aloud something he knew Mr. Greene, in his arcane epeolatry, would
have approved of: the Novum Organum of Francis Bacon, Cicero's De Oratore,
some of ...
Epeolatry supplies the sounds and maybe a little 4 “Tat is 'godhead' in Taneraic
but demonstrative 'that' in Sanskrit, which Barthes says 'suggests the gesture of
the child pointing his finger at something and saying: that, there it is, lo! but says ...
The Selected Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Youhave only to look backtoDr. Channing's famous Baltimore discourse and
rememberthe shrieksofblasphemy with which it was greeted, to satisfy
yourselfonthis point. Time, time only, can gradually wean us fromour Epeolatry, or
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Garner's Modern American Usage
See EMPTY WORD. grammatolatry /gram-?-tahl-?-tree/, n. The worship of
grammar; an undue regard for the letter as opposed to the spirit of what is written.
Cf. EPEOLATRY. grapheme /graf-eem/. The smallest distinguishable unit in a
Our Hundred Days In Europe
Epeolatry, 2, 117. Eudiometer, 2,72. FSeest (New York dialect for "first "), 6, 269.
Frflt-cake, 5, 121. Fust-rate, 1, 28. Geoponic eyes, 5, 166. Golden cheese, a
million of dollars is a kind of, 5, 2. Great Vegetable, the, (tobacco) 1, 101. Haalth,
5, 92 ...
Oliver Wendell Holmes, 2007
Advantage Reading, Gr. 8, eBook
... into cheese 4 corrigendum: a mistake, especially in a book 5 discalced: going
barefoot 6 eesome: good to look at 7 epeolatry: the worship of words 8 fantods:
feeling fidgety 9 flummery: meaningless chatter 10 The History of Video Games
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