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a purple patch
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?
His prime belonged to a period when the purple patch was in vogue , and there are descriptive passages in his works that have found their way into all the anthologies of English prose.
a purple patch = an inflated style
Thanks for your efforts.
Re: a purple patch
Yes, you are right.A purple patch is flowery and ornate patch in an otherwise simple or less decorated book or essay etc
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