The Prelude Glossary

The Prelude Glossary

Prelude

an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important.

tranquillising

Having a peaceful effect

Hitherto

Before something

Intercourse

To have sex

sovereign

A king/queen or someone who rules others

Intellect

person's mental powers i.e. intelligence

Trembling

shake involuntarily, typically as a result of anxiety or excitement

Perish

To suffer

disconsolate

to be very unhappy and unable to be comforted.

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