Kelly Xu
wispiness of spirit Dreaming, daydreaming - that wispiness of spirit like in those who sigh at fashion plates, prices and princesses, the beloved, celebrities - is a tendency I've always considered vile and loathsome. I would like to know what does "that wispiness of spirit like in those who sigh at fashion plates, prices and princesses, the beloved, celebrities" mean. Thanks.
Jul 9, 2015 11:35 AM
Answers · 3
I know I'm late on this: but this phrase is being used to say people who have shallow or superficial concerns. "wispy" means "light, feathery, or vague." "Fashion plates" is a stylized way of saying images or photographs of fashionable clothing.
October 4, 2015
Hello. This is from "The Education of the Stoic " bu Fernando Pessoa .
July 9, 2015
Hi Kelly! May I ask where you read this? There may be some spelling and punctuation errors.
July 9, 2015
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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