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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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When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument."
Author: C.S. Forester

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