Collected Works of Poe, Volume V (Webster's Thesaurus by Edgar Allan Poe

By Edgar Allan Poe

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Soon after this, the king and his seven friends having reeled about the hall in all directions, found themselves, at length, in its centre, and, of course, in immediate contact with the chain. While they were thus situated, the dwarf, who had followed noiselessly at their heels, inciting them to keep up the commotion, Thesaurus affright: (v) frighten, scare, horrify, startle, terrorize, terrify, intimidate; (n) dread, alarm, fear; (n, v) fright. beasts: (n) stock. emitting: (n) emission; (adj) flowing, mittent, emissive.

Joker: (n) comic, comedian, wit, clown, buffoon, trickster, zany, tease, wild card; (v) humorist; (n, v) wag. pacified: (adj) appeased. parrot: (n, v) mimic; (n) popinjay, poll, parakeet, macaw, copycat, cockateel, Amazon, cockatiel, cockatoo; (v) ape. 28 Collected Works of Poe, Volume V “I cannot tell what was the association of idea,” observed he, very tranquilly, and as if he had never tasted wine in his life, “but just after your majesty, had struck the girl and thrown the wine in her face--just after your majesty had done this, and while the parrot was making that odd noise outside the window, there came into my mind a capital diversion--one of my own country frolics--often enacted among us, at our masquerades: but here it will be new altogether.

Others, still a numerous class, were restless in their movements, had flushed faces, and talked and gesticulated to themselves, as if feeling in solitude on account of the very denseness of the company around. When impeded in their progress, these people suddenly ceased muttering, but re-doubled their gesticulations, and awaited, with an absent and overdone smile upon the lips, the course of the persons impeding them. If jostled, they bowed profusely to the jostlers, and appeared overwhelmed with confusion.

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