Laconic / Purple Prose

Intrusively ornate prose.


Pray, good and virtuous reader and editor of the online encyclopedia which catalogues those devices which are used in the telling of stories & tales, will you not pay a social call on the original, unabridged version, in the full flower of its verbose magnificence, HERE?

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Laconic/PurpleProse