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vogue
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
the popular taste at a given time (in fashion)
  • He said, "that new systems of nature were but new fashions, which would vary in every age; and even those, who pretend to demonstrate them from mathematical principles, would flourish but a short period of time, and be out of vogue when that was determined."
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (68% in)
  • And it is highly probable, that such travellers, who shall hereafter visit the countries described in this work of mine, may, by detecting my errors (if there be any), and adding many new discoveries of their own, justle me out of vogue, and stand in my place, making the world forget that ever I was an author.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (93% in)
  • The above paragraph in the original editions (1726) takes another form, commencing:— "I told him that should I happen to live in a kingdom where lots were in vogue," &c.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (**% in)

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