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prose

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It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.
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From Old French prose.

Noun

Singular
prose

Plural
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prose ({{{1}}})
  1. Language, particularly written language, not intended as poetry.
    Though known mostly for her prose, she also produced a small body of excellent poems.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] prosa.

Pronunciation

Noun

prose f. (plural proses)

  1. prose

Italian

Noun

prose f.

  1. Plural form of prosa.

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