statuesqueness love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Statuesque character or appearance.

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  • noun The state or condition of being statuesque.


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statuesque +‎ -ness


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  • The women of the Naumkib were famed for their statuesqueness.

    Carnivores of Light and Darkness Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 2000

  • The other horse was standing with complete and entirely unconcerned statuesqueness on the low bank which bounded the lane on his other side.

    If Winter Comes 1925

  • Her friend was a young lady of consummate beauty; a brunette with colour in her skin and features of flawless perfection; with neither the serious air nor the statuesqueness of a great beauty, and with none of the negroid tone of most brunettes.

    Caesar or Nothing P��o Baroja 1914

  • The low and bantering laughter of his companions for his rapt statuesqueness, fell on deaf ears.

    A Pagan of the Hills Charles Neville Buck 1904

  • Down at this end of the fair field congregate the three-year-olds and two-year-olds; they pierce the air with their infant squeals and neighs, they stamp, and glare, and strike attitudes with absurd statuesqueness, while their owners sit on a bank above them, playing them like fish on the end of a long rope, and fabling forth their perfections with tireless fancy.

    All on the Irish Shore Irish Sketches Martin Ross 1903

  • Between him and the pilot-house, softly veiled by its moonlight shadow, stood in unconscious statuesqueness on the front overhang of the texas roof, between the towering chimneys,

    Gideon's Band A Tale of the Mississippi George Washington Cable 1884

  • Poised for the leap upon the black lava crag, and against the blue light of the sky, each lithe figure, gilded by the morning sun, has a statuesqueness and

    Two Years in the French West Indies Lafcadio Hearn 1877

  • The figures in the pictures had frequently the statuesqueness which in sculpture suits the material, but in painting is stiffness.

    The Old Masters and Their Pictures For the Use of Schools and Learners in Art Sarah Tytler 1870

  • And yet I remember, that, though sa roe etait blanche, et son costume etait tres pittoresque, it was sans s'e carter cependant assez des usages recus pour que l'on put y trouver de l'affectation; and I suppose, if one should now suddenly collapse from conventional rotundity to antique statuesqueness, the great "on" would very readily "y trouver de l'affectation."

    Gala-days Gail Hamilton 1864

  • I understand why the ancients called Euripides the most tragic of their dramatists: he evidently embraces within the scope of the tragic poet many passions, -- love, conjugal affection, jealousy, and so on, which Sophocles seems to have considered as incongruous with the ideal statuesqueness of the tragic drama.

    Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1803


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