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Fauntleroy, Little Lord
Gainsborough painting depicting princely lad with sissyish overtones. [Br. Art.: Misc.]
title-inheriting, yellow-curled sissy in velvet. [Am. Lit.: Little Lord Fauntleroy]
personification of “sissy.” [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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But Armonico Consort Opera thought differently on Wednesday at the Warwick International Festival, opening with Moliere's satirical Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (music by Lully) and ending with Purcell's sombre Dido and Aeneas - apparently in order that at the end of the comedy, as it prepares for the performance of a new opera, we could get a quotation from Purcell's noble overture: one of the most offensive limp wristed
in-jokes I have ever encountered.
That ridiculous limp wristed
side to side wave that they make the contestants do at the start.
This privileged mummy's boy sickens me with his puny physique, his lack of grit, his limp wristed
pumping of his fist as he scrambles a winning point against somebody ranked about 180 in Chile!