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 Meanings and Examples of POETIC
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 a.  like or relating to poetry or poets
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  He is so pure and poetic that my relations with him, transient as they were, have been one of the sweetest comforts to my poor heart, which has already suffered so much.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
2  Her favorite sonata bore her into a most intimately poetic world and the look she felt upon her made that world still more poetic.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV
3  The memory of Natasha was his most poetic recollection.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XII
4  The present feeling, though not so bright and poetic as the former, was stronger and more serious.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXIII
5  In the house that poetic dullness and quiet reigned which always accompanies the presence of a betrothed couple.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXIV
6  Much that they remembered had slipped from her mind, and what she recalled did not arouse the same poetic feeling as they experienced.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X
7  But Natasha was not satisfied with her own words: she felt that they did not convey the passionately poetic feeling she had experienced that day and wished to convey.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
8  But now it seemed to him that that meeting had had in it something very important and poetic.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIX
9  Carol suggested that Miss Sherwin stay for supper, and that Kennicott invite Guy Pollock, the much-praised lawyer, the poetic bachelor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
10  As yet, however, the sperm whale, scientific or poetic, lives not complete in any literature.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
11  I believe that Gaston Cleric narrowly missed being a great poet, and I have sometimes thought that his bursts of imaginative talk were fatal to his poetic gift.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
12  Her poetic and excited mind pictured it as the soul of her grandmother.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
13  Kitty felt that Anna was perfectly simple and was concealing nothing, but that she had another higher world of interests inaccessible to her, complex and poetic.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: Chapter 20
14  In his singular character the dual nature alternately asserted itself, and his extreme exactness and astuteness represented, as I have often thought, the reaction against the poetic and contemplative mood which occasionally predominated in him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
15  First I was a poet; now sold for a few pence as a lark; no doubt it was that accursed poetical nature which has metamorphosed me into such a poor harmless little creature.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
Example Sentence:
1  All that stuff about catching giant fish was just a bit of poetic licence.
2  The piece ends with a truly poetic slow movement.
3  His translation is exceptional in its poetic quality.
4  The scholar discoursed on the poetic style of John Keats.
5  At this point, I would suggest that the limerick, based on a true story, is the more appropriate poetic form.
6  This is the first canto of Dante's poetic masterpiece The Divine Comedy.
7  Shoppers are buying red lanterns, scrolls with poetic couplets, paper cuttings and plush snake toys to express their best wishes for the Lunar New Year and decorate their homes.