Hawthorne and His Mosses | Study Guide

Herman Melville

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Hawthorne and His Mosses | Glossary


Assyrian: (adj) relating to the ancient Asian empire of Assyria

clew: (n) an alternate spelling of clue

germinous: (adj) describes something that will germinate or begin to grow

elucidate: (v) to make clear or explain

foundling: (n) a child without a known parent

frontispiece: (n) an illustrated page before the title page in a book

meritorious: (adj) deserving praise

Paphian: (adj) relating to love or the ancient city of Paphos, Greece

Rochefoucault: (n) reference to the French author Francois VI Duke de La Rochefoucauld

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