I won’t fall apart on you tonight, but I don’t know what tomorrow...
I would not be a lukewarm friend for the world. I cannot make friends with all...– Lady Emma Hamilton to her lover Horatio Nelson, in a letter dated April 2, 1802
Words that have gone into obscurity
Allemande: courtly baroque dance in which the arms are interlaced Logophile: a lover of words Delenda: things to be deleted or destroyed Orphrey: Gold or other rich embroidery Phrontistery: a thinking-place; a place of study Celeste: sky blue Aureate: the fanciful and flowery language of poets Rosarium: a rose garden; or someone who grows roses Eudaemonia: true happiness Eremite: a...