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Prose

means straightforward speaking or writing (Latin, oraʹtio proʹsai.e. proversa), in opposition to foot-bound speaking or writing, oratio vincta (fettered speechi.e. poetry).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Prophesy upon Velvet (To)
Prophet (The)
Prophetess (The)
Propositions
Props
Prorogue
Pro.’s
Proscenium
Proscription
Prose
Prose
Proselytes
Proserpina or Proserpine
Proserpine’s Divine Calidore
Prosperity Robinson
Prospero
Protagoras of Abdera
Protean
Protectionist
Protector