Thesaurus / anecdotic

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The success of the plays also brought about an incident famous in French literary history of the anecdotic kind.

Mount Dalton and its doings were an anecdotic mine, of which they had never explored a single "shaft."

That taste for story-telling—that anecdotic habit—is quite vulgar; nobody does it now.

Two elements in these books are sharply contrasted, the political and the anecdotic.

The Age of DrydenRichard Garnett

It was soon perceived, through comparisons easily made, that these scenes were not anecdotic.

But as a novelist he does not seem to me to be of much importance, nor even as a tale-teller, except of the anecdotic kind.

Every figure was painted after nature with blunt and rigorous sincerity, and no anecdotic incident was devised in it.

The figures in the former position are religious and supernatural, those in the interior historical and anecdotic.

This, which is known as “Adab literature,” is anecdotic in style with much quotation of early poetry and proverb.

Idyllic and anecdotic scenes play by far the larger part in these compositions.

GoyaFr. Crastre

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