Definition of Modernest
1. modern [adj] - See also: modern
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Literary usage of Modernest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"He is, undoubtedly, a fine young'i English gentleman all of the very modernest time, and we are miles away behind him in the fogey land. ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1905)
"The thorough " stage-piece "' (he says),' in the modernest of senses, would assuredly have to form the basis, and the only sound one, of all future dramatic ..."
3. Heroines of Fiction by William Dean Howells (1903)
"In certain things "The Scarlet Letter," which was the first of Hawthorne's romances, is the modernest and maturest. The remoteness of the time and the ..."
4. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1884)
"... with a method which doubts all, that it may find that wherewith to judge all; nor is it meaningless that Kant, the founder of modernest philosophy, ..."
5. The Savoy: An Illustrated Monthly of 1896 Reproduced in Five Volumes by Arthur Symons (1896)
"... of things that chanced to us " a great while since, a long, long time ago," and yet they have the startling audacity of the modernest things. ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1890)
"... in these modernest times, still avouch a willingness to discuss the supernatural ; to investigate the invisible and impalpable ; to philosophize on the ..."