Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section III. Means of Communicating Ideas
3. Written Language

598. Prose.

   NOUN:PROSE, prosaism, prosaicness, prosaicism [rare]; poetic prose; history (description) [See Description].
  PROSE WRITER, essayist, monographer, monographist, novelist; raconteur [F.] [See Description].
   VERB:PROSE; write -prose, – in prose.
   ADJECTIVE:PROSAIC, prosy, prosal [obs.]; unpoetical.
  rimeless or rhymeless, unrimed or unrhymed, in prose, not in verse.
   QUOTATION:Prose,—words in their best order.—Coleridge