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2009-05-08 12:35:06

A London publisher said a romance novella authored by French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte will be released for the first time in English. Publisher Gallic said Clisson et Eug©nie, which was published in French last year, was written by Napolean in the late 18th century when he was 26 and was among his possessions when he died at age 51 in exile on St. Helena, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The publisher said the novella will be released in English this October with an essay...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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