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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Luxurious.


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  • I fancy myself meeting you on 'the stairs' ” stairs and passages generally, and galleries (ah, thou indeed!) all, with their picturesque accidents, of landing-places, and spiral heights and depths, and sudden turns and visions of half open doors into what Quarles calls 'mollitious chambers' ” and above all, landing-places ” they are my heart's delight ” I would come upon you unaware in a landing-place in my next dream!

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett


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