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Soliloquy


SOLIL'OQUY, noun [Latin solus, alone, and loquor, to speak.]

1. A talking to one's self; a talking or discourse of a person alone, or not addressed to another person, even when others are persent. Lovers are always allowed the comfort of soliloquy

2. A written composition, reciting what it is supposed a person speaks to himself. The whole poem is a solioquy.