In the classic Peter Pan, these are some of the words we meet: aloof, amicable, amorous, avidly, enigma, condescend, coquettish, countenance, cipher, debonair, dejec­ tion, diffident, enigma, fastidious, hauteur, impassive, incisive, indomitable, interpose, mea culpa, miasma, miscreant, pandemonium, perfidious, phlegmatic, placid, profound, quietus, quixotic, raconteur, remonstrate, reproof retort, sanguinary, strident, sub­ lime, succulence, tremulous, undulate, virulent. And this is "just a children's book."