Tuesday, 12 December 2017

worshipful company

Despite not entering into common-parlance unlike some of the other phrases he turned like Boston Brahmin or anesthesia, the term epeolatry coined by poet, physician and polymath Oliver Wendell Holmes, Senior (Junior was the US Supreme Court justice) that means the adoration of words deserves a champion. Holmes’ Breakfast-Table series of essays, where the concept was first elaborated, were the foundational dialogues of The Atlantic Monthly—a publication that Holmes named and helped establish.