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  • Another part of surplusage is called _Macrologia_, or long language, when we vse large clauses or sentences more than is requisite to the matter: it is also named by the Greeks _Perissologia_, as he that said, the

    The Arte of English Poesie George Puttenham


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  • Perissologia is a rather prolix word for prolix.

    August 20, 2009