from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A writer of prose.
- noun One who proses or makes a tedious narration of uninteresting matters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete A writer of prose.
- noun One who talks or writes tediously.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete One who writes
- noun One who
talksor writes tediously.
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Clara herself a lover? and if that old proser, meaning the
I beheld a damsel, white as a full moon when it mooneth on its fourteenth night, with joined eyebrows twain and languorous lids of eyne, breasts like pomegranates twin and dainty, lips like double carnelian, a mouth as it were the seal-of Solomon, and teeth ranged in a line that played with the reason of proser and rhymer, even as saith the poet,
For none shall own me but he, because his cheek is smooth and the water of his mouth sweet as Salsabil; 273 his spittle is a cure for the sick and his charms daze and dazzle poet and proser, even as saith one of him,
Nobody can understand your "leaks" but 8th year English Lit majors and most everybody's stopped reading them already -- since they're nothing more than mastubatory prose that tickles the poseur proser, more than it relays information.
I love proser, I took a cash loan about a year ago, paid it off recently, and about to get my car loan from there … just my 2 cents. reply
But a great revolution there has been, from nobody's reading anything, to every body's reading all things; and perhaps it began with that good old proser Richardson, the father of Pamela, Clarissa, and
Herodotus is telling of wonders that his friends, and we too, want to hear, that in the tragedies we hear the voice of Sophocles dictating, choked with emotion and tears; that even Roman historians wrote because they had something to tell, and Caesar, dull proser that he is, composed the _Commentaries_ not to provide us with style or grammatical curiosities, but as a record of extraordinary events.
Hallam is a dull proser -- no discovery or illustration, no profound thought, no vivid description, not even a harmonious period.
The boys, to whom their grandfather -- so far as they regarded him at all -- had mainly presented himself as a benevolent old proser, were surprised to find that they sincerely regretted him; and the events of the next few weeks threw up his merits (now that the time was past for rewarding them) into a sharp light which memory overarched with a halo.
I used to think him rather a proser; how I blessed his prosing now!