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synonyms for Sapphic

  • homoerotic
  • homosexual
  • homophile
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How to use Sapphic in a sentence

Already I hear the wanton breezes sighing in Sapphic softness and the forests' elegiac murmur.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
Virgilius Mars wrote in hexameters; Horatius Flaccus in alcaic, sapphic, and anapestic verse.
THE GREEN BOOKMR JKAI
The Sapphic strophe of Francisco de la Torre has been not infrequently imitated.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Lesbian, or Sapphic love is, so Taxel claims, prevalent to an enormous degree among the fashionable ladies of Paris.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
The Asclepiadeian stanza he employs much less frequently, the Sapphic only once, and that with indifferent success.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
Next came the turn of Donna Emilia, a very burning poetess, for a Sapphic ode; and so on and so on.
LITTLE NOVELS OF ITALYMAURICE HENRY HEWLETT
It may be considered introductory to his poem entitled The Church (Sapphic verse and sundry other metres).
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMAE. COBHAM BREWER
Of these, four are in hendecasyllabics, one in the Alcaic and one in the Sapphic stanza.
THE STUDENT'S COMPANION TO LATIN AUTHORSGEORGE MIDDLETON
He forgot all about Sappho, but the Sapphic vibrations went on increasingly.
YELLOWSTONE NIGHTSHERBERT QUICK
The influence of the Sapphic legend, I fancy, not alone because of the sweet inversion.
PAINTED VEILSJAMES HUNEKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SAPPHIC

  • Sapphic
  • homoerotic
  • homophile
  • lesbian
  • queer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.