Definition of Stagnance
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Stagnance
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1. Poetica Erotica: A Collection of Rare and Curious Amatory Verse by Thomas Robert Smith (1921)
"EMBARKATION OF CYTHERA Like jellied flowers My inflated curves Melt in the peaceful stagnance of the bath. If I were to die I would resist the final agony ..."
2. Le plus beau royaume sous le ciel by Onésime Reclus (1899)
"... traîne une eau moins louche qu'autrefois, telle que la faisait la pourriture du jonc, du roseau, des herbes aquatiques, dans la stagnance des marécages. ..."
3. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"Thus at 120° F. dry, 80° F. wet-bulb, from stagnance to 1500 ft. per minute, a 2° fall in effective temperature is shown (from 90-4° F. to 88-4°). ..."
4. The Book of Modern British Verse by William Stanley Braithwaite (1919)
"Sadness and joy — if they were melted up, Things that were great — upon the fires of time Drop but as soup in the accustomed cup, Settle in stagnance, ..."
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