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Shakespearian

noun
1.
A Shakespearean scholar.  Synonym: Shakespearean.






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"Shakespearian" Quotes from Famous Books



... other hand, seems to me one of the Shakespearian sonnets; the successive phrases set sail, one by one, like a yacht squadron; each spreads its graceful wings and glides away. It is hard to handle this white canvas without soiling. Macgregor, in the only version of this sonnet which I have seen, abandons all attempt ...
— Oldport Days • Thomas Wentworth Higginson

... author—known him, too, for a Tory; and to the genuine classic a contemporary is always something of a trouble. He had the old, serious love of the play; had even, as he was proud to tell, played a certain part in the history of Shakespearian revivals, for he had successfully pressed on Murray, of the old Edinburgh Theatre, the idea of producing Shakespeare's fairy pieces with great scenic display.[40] A moderate in religion, he was much struck in the last years of his life by a conversation with two young lads, revivalists. "H'm," ...
— Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson • Robert Louis Stevenson



Words linked to "Shakespearian" :   Shakespearean, scholarly person, student, bookman, scholar, Shakespeare



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