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synonyms for Virgilian

  • classic
  • humanistic
  • Doric
  • Grecian
  • Greek
  • Hellenic
  • Ionic
  • Latin
  • academic
  • attic
  • roman
  • scholastic
  • Augustan
  • Homeric
  • belletristic
  • bookish
  • canonic
  • canonical
  • classicistic
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antonyms for Virgilian

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How to use Virgilian in a sentence

By token of your Virgilian diversions shall I assume that you are a collegian, really or almost?
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Wilde may have happened on the Life of Wainewright, and taken it, among all the books he had read, as a kind of Virgilian omen.
OSCAR WILDEARTHUR RANSOME
The first an imitation of Sortes Homeric; or Virgilian, drawing determinations from verses casually occurring.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 2 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
His acquaintance with the Latin poets was limited, and seldom does a Virgilian or Horatian expression occur in his verses.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
He had a Virgilian soul; and if his colouring recalls that of Weber, his design has often an Italian suavity.
MUSICIANS OF TO-DAYROMAIN ROLLAND
It is our nearest native counterpart to the force and reserve of the high Virgilian diction.
MILTONSIR WALTER ALEXANDER RALEIGH
These didactic writings, inspired by Virgilian Georgics, show a distinct preference for the idyllic.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FEELING FOR NATURE IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND MODERN TIMESALFRED BIESE
The Observations are rarely, if ever, quoted as an authority of weight by any one engaged on classical or Virgilian literature.
GIBBONJAMES COTTER MORISON
If once anything slips into those unknown abysses, I wave it a sad Virgilian farewell.
TREMENDOUS TRIFLESG. K. CHESTERTON
Again the familiar eulogy, "Stout fellow," can be rendered in a single word by the Virgilian epithet "bellipotens."
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, DEC. 12, 1917VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO VIRGILIAN

  • Augustan
  • Doric
  • Grecian
  • Greek
  • Hellenic
  • Homeric
  • Ionic
  • Latin
  • Virgilian
  • academic
  • attic
  • belletristic
  • bookish
  • canonic
  • canonical
  • classic
  • classicistic
  • humanistic
  • roman
  • scholastic
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