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symphony
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
a long and complex piece of music — typically for full orchestra in four parts;

or:  an orchestra that plays such; or such a performance
  • He was suddenly in conference with conductors of symphony orchestras, directors of art-schools, owners of itinerant Chautauquas, liberal governors, ex-clergymen who wrote tasty philosophy for newspaper syndicates, in fact all the proprietors of American intellectuality— particularly including a millionaire named Minnigen who had recently been elevating the artistic standards of the motion pictures.
    Chapter 30 (17% in)
  • "Well, anyway— She who might have picked any number of well-bred, agreeable, intelligent chaps—and I MEAN intelligent, because this Arrowsmith person may know all about germs, but he doesn't know a symphony from a savory...... I don't think I'm too fussy, but I don't quite see why we should go to a house where the host apparently enjoys flatly contradicting you...... Poor devil, I'm really sorry for him; probably he doesn't even know when he's being rude."
    Chapter 39 (86% in)

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