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purple passage

noun

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as in longueur, locus classicus

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The first known use of purple passage was in 1882

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“Purple passage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/purple%20passage. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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