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Rococo
used in Of Human Bondage

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excessive fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century
  • He thought the city of the ancient Romans a little vulgar, finding distinction only in the decadence of the Empire; but the Rome of the Popes appealed to his sympathy, and in his chosen words, quite exquisitely, there appeared a rococo beauty.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (6% in)

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