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When we arrived in camp, an idyllic scene was being enacted.

Note: “Rose of Evening” is one of the most idyllic of Chinese art fairy-tales.

These sweet and idyllic notes are often interposed in some of the very grimmest of our ballads.

The love of Marx and his wife for each other was beautiful and idyllic.

It is full of poetry, and of idyllic charm with all its stately solemnity.

Howbeit, this did not affect the charm of their idyllic life at The Lookout.

The dinner made a beautiful scene, the most idyllic in the farmer's life.

Something of this quality meets us in all simple and idyllic compositions.

The picture was idyllic, if slightly sensational in coloring.

But after the first idyllic year or so there set in a small, constant friction.

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