Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "virgilian":

  1. The separation of the two friends and the intensification of the Queen's loneliness was therefore bound to touch the heart of anyone who heard " the Virgilian cry" and felt " the sense of tears in mortal things." - "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
  2. Even Virgilian quotation has seldom been put to nobler use. - "Dr. Johnson and His Circle", John Bailey.
  3. He had a Virgilian soul; and if his colouring recalls that of Weber, his design has often an Italian suavity. - "Musicians of To-Day", Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi.