Stylistic differentiation of the English vocabulary
Identify stylistic registers of the vocabulary in the following sentences
"I must decline to pursue this painful discussion. It is not pleasant to my feelings; it is repugnant to my feelings." (D.)
"He of the iron garment," said Daigety, entering, "is bounden unto you, MacEagh, and this noble lord shall be bounden also." (W.Sc.)
If manners maketh man, then manner and grooming maketh poodle. (J. St.)
"They're real!" he murmured. "My God, they are absolutely real!" Erik turned. "Didn't you believe that the neutron existed?" "Oh, I believed," Fabermacher shrugged away the praise. "To me neutrons were symbols л with a mass of Mn = 1.008. But until now I never saw them." (M.W.)
"Here we are now," she cried, returning with the tray. "And don't look so miz." (P.)
"How long did they cook you?" Dongeris stopped short and looked at him. "How long did they cook you?" "Since eight this morning. Over twelve hours." "You didn't unbutton then? After twelve hours of it?"
"Me? They got a lot of dancing to do before they'll get anything out of me." (Т. Н.)"Go in there, you slob. I hope you get a hell of a lot of fun out of it. He looks too damned sick." (H.)
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,and never brought to mind ?Should auld acquaintance be forgot,and auld lang syne?For auld lang syne, my jo,for auld lang syne,we’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet,for auld lang syne (R.Burns).
"Now take fried, crocked, squiffed, loaded, plastered, blotto, tiddled, soaked, boiled, stinko, viled, polluted." "Yes," I said. "That's the next set of words I am decreasing my vocabulary by", said Atherton. "Tossing them all out in favor of-" "Intoxicated?" I supplied. "I favor fried," said Atherton. "It's shorter and monosyllabic, even though it may sound a little harsher to the squeamish-minded." "But there are degrees of difference," I objected. "Just being tiddled isn't the same as being blotto, or-" "When you get into the vocabulary-decreasing business," he interrupted, "you don't bother with technicalities. You throw out the whole kit and caboodle - I mean the whole bunch," he hastily corrected himself. (P.G.W.)
"The scheme I would suggest cannot fail of success, but it has what may seem to you a drawback, sir, in that it requires a certain financial outlay."
"He means," I translated to Corky, "that he has a pippin of an idea but it's going to cost a bit." (P.G.W.)"You want to know what I think? I think you're nuts. Pure plain crazy. Goofy as a loon. That's what I think." (J.)