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a passage full of ornate and flowery language

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After that purple patch, we then switched off a bit and stopped doing the things we are good at.
When you hit a purple patch, it means that you are scoring consistently and your mind is full of positive thoughts.
EUROSCEPTIC party UKIP is enjoying a purple patch having seen its membership soar by more than a third in the West Midlands.
NEWCASTLE: A REMINDER of Newcastle United's trophy-winning purple patch in the 1950s will be sold today.
The tournament, which was organised by Purple Patch, an organisation which is affiliated to ICC, was played with a hard tennis ball.
CHARLIE MULGREW believes Shaun Maloney will continue his late-season purple patch by starring for Scotland against the USA.
The Nuneaton-born 36-yearold, who just a few weeks ago was struggling to make an impact on the European Tour and was heading towards a dreaded return to the Qualifying School in Spain, made the decision to change to a long putter and all of a sudden Webster hit a purple patch and quickly rose up the rankings.
7 A FIRST half purple patch and a strong finish saw Widnes home in the battle of the promoted clubs at Heath Road.
1 A PURPLE patch early in the second half provided the impetus for Colwyn Bay to clinch a hard-earned home triumph over Conference North strugglers Histon.
Pricewise has hit top gear during August with wins for Dungannon (6-1), Moonilght Cloud (12-1) and Bertiewhittle at 14-1 among others but this purple patch hasn't come as a surprise to many bookmakers.
If he can hit a purple patch - in one-dayers you need just two quality batsmen to hit a purple patch and rest can rally around.
So although No Lotion For That, The Sky Is Falling Down and Change My Ways hark back to his purple patch, the Eastern-themed title track and soulful Don't Stop show you can teach an old dog new tricks.
ANDREW STRAUSS is hoping his purple patch with the bat can provide a platform for England to win the crucial fifth Test against West Indies.
The Forum Theatre in Billingham hits a purple patch when a friendly dinosaur bounds onto the stage this weekend
The four-year-old has hit a real purple patch and comes here in search of a five-timer - a feat he can achieve.