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Definition of Euphuistically
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Literary usage of Euphuistically
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1. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"At eleven o'clock, Mr. Barton walked forth in cape and boa, with the sleet driving in his face, to read prayers at the workhouse, euphuistically called the ..."
2. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"It was intended to start what was euphuistically termed a " society " amongst the women employed in a factory in a provincial English town, and a meeting ..."
3. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"... Grant Duff once euphuistically called it, has been a power in the State, a very sensible influence, which has often checked, and even prevented, ..."
4. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1885)
"He was still the object of so much suspicion that he was obliged to remain in what is euphuistically called " retirement,"—in plainer words, in hiding,—lest ..."
5. James Monroe by Daniel Coit Gilman, John Franklin Jameson (1911)
"... and the burning of the capital, —.. dire events which are referred to euphuistically as " the affair of the twenty-fourth. ..."