PICTURESQUE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of picturesque
a. scenic; striking or interesting in an unusual way
The town is just a couple of miles from where Urquhart Castle stands in picturesque ruins beside the loch.
Sentence in Classic:
In your picturesque account of the matter, which I read with great interest some months later, you assert that the wall was sheer.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was unkempt, uncombed, and clad in the same old ruin of rags that had made him picturesque in the days when he was free and happy.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The estates he had not before visited were each more picturesque than the other; the serfs everywhere seemed thriving and touchingly grateful for the benefits conferred on them.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was neither courtly, nor handsome, nor picturesque, in any respect; and yet his manner of accepting it, and of expressing his thanks without more words, had a grace in it that Lord Chesterfield could not have taught his son in a century.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Throughout this conversation, Chichikov had been taking stock of the newcomer, who astonished him with his good looks, his upright, picturesque figure, his appearance of fresh, unwasted youthfulness, and the boyish purity, innocence, and clarity of his features.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Here and there we passed Cszeks and Slovaks, all in picturesque attire, but I noticed that goitre was painfully prevalent.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
It was not that she wanted them to be more disinterested; but she would have liked them to be more picturesque.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
This valley is more wonderful and sublime, but not so beautiful and picturesque as that of Servox, through which I had just passed.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The distant appearance of this huge building, with these singular accompaniments, is as interesting to the lovers of the picturesque, as the interior of the castle is to the eager antiquary, whose imagination it carries back to the days of the Heptarchy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
An interesting and picturesque peculiarity of this sort of dwelling is the enormous size of the spiders.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
After this Amy subsided, till a mania for sketching from nature set her to haunting river, field, and wood, for picturesque studies, and sighing for ruins to copy.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context