PICTURESQUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PICTURESQUE
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picturesque
 a.  attractive in appearance, especially in an old-fashioned way; scenic
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  This village, constructed in a singular and picturesque manner, half Moorish, half Spanish, still remains, and is inhabited by descendants of the first comers, who speak the language of their fathers.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
3  Well, you know he reigned over a rich valley which was overhung by the mountain whence he derived his picturesque name.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
4  Luigi wore the very picturesque garb of the Roman peasant at holiday time.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
5  I will keep it," returned Morcerf; "but I fear that you will be much disappointed, accustomed as you are to picturesque events and fantastic horizons.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
6  She wore the picturesque costume of the Catalan fisherwomen, a red and black bodice, and golden pins in her hair.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
7  Such was the picturesque costume of the person who rang at the gate, and demanded if it was not at No.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
8  "Beth and I are going over to Kitty Bryant's to get more flowers for tomorrow," added Amy, tying a picturesque hat over her picturesque curls, and enjoying the effect as much as anybody.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
9  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
10  It was early in the morning, but I didn't regret getting up to see it, for the bay was full of little boats, the shore so picturesque, and a rosy sky overhead.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
11  The dirt is picturesque, so I don't mind.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
12  It was a lovely drive, along winding roads rich in the picturesque scenes that delight beauty-loving eyes.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
13  The picturesque would be spoilt by admitting a fourth.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
14  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
15  The Narwhale has a very picturesque, leopard-like look, being of a milk-white ground colour, dotted with round and oblong spots of black.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
Example Sentence:
1  The town is just a couple of miles from where Urquhart Castle stands in picturesque ruins beside the loch.
2  The centerpiece is a boat ride through an elaborate interactive stage set of picturesque slums and their associated smells, to conjure up an illusion of real Victorian life - and misery.
3  The very word conjures up nostalgic images of solitary brick or wooden towers with vanes set against picturesque fields.
4  It was a pretty town with a picturesque harbour and well-preserved buildings.