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    Usually it is uses of words, not words in themselves, that are properly called ‘vague.’
    —J.L. (John Langshaw)

    Fair, rich, and young: how rare is her perfection,
    Were it not mingled with one foul infection!
    I mean, so proud a heart, so curst a tongue,
    As makes her seem nor fair, nor rich, nor young.
    —Sir John Harington (1561–1612)