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used in The Princess Bride

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a long-established or previously long-established practice or belief


one or more practices, beliefs, or stories passed down through generations within a specific culture or group
  • Morgenstern uses the device, mainly, because what hes really interested in, as always, is the satiric antiroyalty stuff and how stupid they were going through with all these old traditions, kissing the sacred ring of Great-grandfather So-and-So, etc. There is some action stuff which I cut, which I never did anywhere else, and here's my logic: Inigo and Fezzik have to go through a certain amount of derring-do in order to come up with the proper ingredients for the resurrection pill,...
    p. 319.5

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