Definition of thorough-paced in English:
- He was by no means as thorough-paced an old sinner as Fitzgerald would have us believe.
- A thorough-paced antiquary not only remembers what all other people have thought proper to forget, but he also forgets what all other people think is proper to remember.
- A dearth of general information is almost necessary to the thorough-paced coffee-house politician; in the absence of thought, imagination, sentiment, he is attracted immediately to the nearest commonplace.
Definition of thorough-paced in:
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