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1. "When I write after dark", observed Cyril Connolly, "the shades of evening scatter their purple through my prose"
Author: Anne Fadiman
2. "One who sees through the orotundity and sesquipedality in purple prose will say something indicative of notable worth."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
3. "You know that sickening feeling of inadequacy and over-exposure you feel when you look upon your own empurpled prose? Relax into the awareness that this ghastly sensation will never, ever leave you, no matter how successful and publicly lauded you become. It is intrinsic to the real business of writing and should be cherished."
Author: Will Self

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Questions?" Cade asked, pointing at the file where Zach had stuffed it into his messenger bag. "Yeah," Zach said. "Any chance I can go back to D.C.?" "Any useful questions?" "Do you think it's really the Boogeyman that killed Brent? You think it's back?" "I sincerely hope not." "When you say things like that, I start to cry a little on the inside."
Author: Christopher Farnsworth

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