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|He is the very Pineapple of politeness! You are not ignorant, Captain, that this |
giddy girl has somehow contrived to fix her affections on a beggarly, strolling,
eve's-dropping Ensign, whom none of us have seen, and nobody knows any
|[arrangement of epigrams] He is the very pineapple of politeness! [pinnacle] 'He |
is the very pineapple of politeness!' Misheard words Jemima: 'On Valentine's Day
I proposed to five different men without avail.' Fiona: 'Try wearing a veil next ...
|PINEAPPLE MOUNTAINS Best ifmade not toofar ahead oftime, although the |
separate ingredients could be prepared the day before ... It is a very simple
recipe – but the taste is memorable and good! ... He is the very pineapple of
|He will read and range and rhyme in vain Who hath no dust of diamonds in his |
brain. Long-haired poets are ... He climbs a tree to catch moonshine. I hear loud
voices and a ... He is the very pineapple of politeness. — Sheridan. Politics 170 ...
|(3.18) He is the very pinnacle of politeness 9 He is the very pineapple of |
politeness The examples from Sheridan's play are obviously constructed, as are
countless others that have been placed by scriptwriters into the mouths of actors
over the ...
|At the end of a play he often danced a lively jig and led the cast around the stage |
while singing comic songs. Confusing words Another characteristic of ... For
example, she says, 'He is the very pineapple of politeness!' instead of 'pinnacle of
|Take the mechanic telling me of a car so dirty and leak-ridden that when he |
opened its bonnet he found 'a large crustacean all ... play The Rivals (1775) who
habitually made wrong word choices, as in 'He is the very pineapple of politeness
|See also canon and post-colonial discourse. malapropism the unintentional |
misuse of a word in mistake for one of similar sound: e.g. Mrs Malaprop in
Sheridan's The Rivals says, 'He is the very pineapple of politeness', meaning in
fact 'the ...
|[Aside] He is the very pineapple of politeness! [To ABSOLUTE] You are not |
ignorant, Captain, that this giddy girl has somehow contrived to fix her affections
on a beggarly, 25 strolling, eavesdropping Ensign, whom none of us have seen,