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Definition of Cursiveness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Cursiveness
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1. The Principles of Psychology by Herbert Spencer (1906)
"Gaining greater freedom as it reaches the advanced stages of complexity and multiformity, thought acquires an ex- cursiveness such that with the aid of ..."
2. The Bookman (1890)
"But it was only his habit of discoursing (" one must talk, you know"), the irresponsible ex- cursiveness of a man who has ..."
3. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"His poetical taste seems no less polished and pure : with all his mental riches and ex- cursiveness, he merits in the highest degree the praise of chaste ..."
4. James Russell Lowell: A Biography by Horace Elisha Scudder (1901)
"... cursiveness, and is talk run mad, sometimes an harangue, sometimes an epigram, most often a rapid flow of views on literature and life. ..."