n.1.See Rodomontador.
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Earlier the narrator informs us that Thorpe is a "rattle"--someone who espouses "idle assertions and impudent falsehoods" because of an "excess of vanity" (65), in other words, a rhodomontader. James comments to Catherine that being a "rattle" should be a recommendation to the ladies, as if women enjoy being entertained by hyperbole and spurious claims (50).