Not only did I waste a lot of time, but I was also really frustrated and undelighted
The word in Latin means literally a "mill, bakery" where the wheat must be pounded, by a horse or a drudge; then a "place of punishment for slaves, a place of drudgery." What does it mean that the word turns up in the De Doctrina where Milton discusses marriage, and is Englished by Samson as "a pounding mill," and is among the words added to the 1644 edition of the Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce, about "grinding in the mill of an undelighted
and servile copulation"?
Anyone who remained undelighted
by this performance would be taking churlishness to new extremes.
There were decent horses behind, and Nayef's Dubaian admirers, as well as Godolphin, who must be feeling a little uneasy about their season's prospects after this setback, will have been distinctly undelighted
to note that Helene Vitality, the horse who ran up to him at Nad Al Sheba, could pay him absolutely no compliments from his outside draw.
Marblehall, with her "electric-looking hair" that on any occasion she dresses into a "unicorn horn," sings "O Trees in the Evening" with a voice that is "full of a hollow wind and echo, winding out through the wavery hope of her mouth." Her "untidy head trembles in the domestic dark." This neurotic, pretentious woman, with her own needs--she is "servile, undelighted
, expensive, tortured" (pp.
the Fiend Saw undelighted
all delight, all kind Of living creatures new to sight and strange.
Satan in Paradise, is undelighted
amid all delights.