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minute
used in Preface to Lyrical Ballads

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Definition
detailed (including even small considerations); and/or careful (done with care)
  • Having thus explained a few of the reasons why I have written in verse, and why I have chosen subjects from common life, and endeavoured to bring my language near to the real language of men, if I have been too minute in pleading my own cause, I have at the same time been treating a subject of general interest; and it is for this reason that I request the Reader's permission to add a few words with reference solely to these particular poems, and to some defects which will probably be...
minute = detailed
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