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They are known at a later period to have acted some of Lily's Euphuistic plays, and one of Middleton's.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
The book has given a word to the language; that affected word-placing style is known as euphuistic.
THE WORLD'S BEST BOOKSFRANK PARSONS
Here the pompous antithesis is evidently meant to caricature the peculiar Euphuistic sentence of court parlance.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Arbasto cannot cease gazing at her; he addresses to himself euphuistic speeches several pages long, but they do him no good.
THE ENGLISH NOVEL IN THE TIME OF SHAKESPEAREJ. J. JUSSERAND
They were careful by choosing appropriate titles for their novels to publicly connect themselves with the euphuistic cycle.
THE ENGLISH NOVEL IN THE TIME OF SHAKESPEAREJ. J. JUSSERAND
He is euphuistic in his style, wise in his advice to his readers, and a great admirer of his own country.
THE ENGLISH NOVEL IN THE TIME OF SHAKESPEAREJ. J. JUSSERAND
Perverted symmetry of style is found in euphuistic hacks like Pettie.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Everybody speaks Euphuism, though classical allusion alone is not essentially Euphuistic.
THE BIBLIOTAPHLEON H. VINCENT
The word may have been chosen for the euphuistic jingle it makes here with 'senses.'
THE NEW HUDSON SHAKESPEARE: JULIUS CAESARWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The dialogue is less euphuistic, and therefore much more effective.
JOHN LYLYJOHN DOVER WILSON
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