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Our angelical painter probably was not attracted by such matters.

It may be that he is angelical; And, lady, he bids me call you from these woods.

He was called "the angelical doctor," exciting the enthusiasm of his age for his learning and piety and genius alike.

He wrote a nonsensical rhapsody, called the Angelical Guide, shewing men and women their lot and chance in this elementary life.

I can still hear that air of angelical simplicity—the nightingale after a storm.

The critic who compares the two Christs must, it seems to me, ever decide in favor of the one made by the Angelical painter.

"For I must have been a little wretch," said the little fat man, folding his hands with angelical seriousness and simplicity.

Feltre's view of women sees the devilish or the angelical; and to most men women are knaves or ninnies.

In the Caucasian, the spiritual or angelical in us attains its manifestation.

When I saw that angelical creature in tears for the sake of her brother, I could restrain myself no longer.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "pertaining to angels," from Old French angelique "angelic" (Modern French angélique (13c.), from Latin angelicus, from Greek angelikos "angelic," from angelos (see angel). Meaning "angel-like" is from late 14c.; sense of "wonderfully pure, sweet" is recorded from early 16c. Related: Angelically.

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