Definition of Midsummer night
1. Noun. The night before Midsummer Day.
Generic synonyms: Day
Group relationships: June
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Literary usage of Midsummer night
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"New Repub 2: 78 F 20 '15 midsummer night's dream at Wallack's theatre. ... Cath World 140:754-66 Mr '10 midsummer night's dream Barker's Shakespeare praised ..."
2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"—Same: new ed.: efl. by WW Greg. (Tudor and Stuart lib.) D. Ivl, 100p. «$1.75. '10. Oxford. 10-14337 Midsummer-night's dream; ed. by W: Allan Neilson. ..."
3. The Poems and Plays of John Masefield by John Masefield (1918)
"midsummer night The perfect disc of the sacred moon Through still blue heaven serenely swims, And the lone bird's liquid music brims The peace of the night ..."
4. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1876)
"A midsummer night . ... Sad eyes seek over the scene around— Clear eyes of azure light, Yet sadder than if tear-dimm'd and drown'd On that midsummer night. ..."
5. Through Russian Central Asia by Stephen Graham (1916)
"XII "midsummer night AMONG THE TENT- DWELLERS" I WALKED forth from Kopal on a broad moorland road, ..."