Definition of Pleasings

1. pleasing [n] - See also: pleasing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleasings

please turn right
pleased
pleased as Punch
pleased to meet you
pleasedly
pleasedness
pleaser
pleasers
pleases
pleasest
pleaseth
pleasing
pleasingly
pleasingness
pleasingnesses
pleasings
pleasurability
pleasurable
pleasurableness
pleasurably
pleasure-boat
pleasure-pain principle
pleasure-unpleasure principle
pleasure boat
pleasure craft
pleasure dome
pleasure domes
pleasure ground
pleasure principle

Literary usage of Pleasings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope (1813)
"If to yoor merit and knowledge you add the art of pleasings you may ... yoor merit and knowledges without the art of pleasings would at most mise you to the ..."

2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"... "above better desert," he was "fortunate in these stage pleasings." As a young man, he essayed what all young men of talent were essaying, ..."

3. Collections by New-York Historical Society, Malone Society (1821)
"... whose master-hand it has resounded every sound, from the roar of thunder, rolling along the Vault of Heaven, to the " lascivious pleasings of a lute. ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"He that is pious-and-well-pleasings to his father, his memory is in the mouth of the living who are upon earth, whoever they shall be." 39. [The docile son. ..."

5. The Plays & Poems of Robert Greene by Robert Greene (1905)
"His Elegies were wanton all, 55 Telling of loues pleasings thrall, And cause he would the Poet seeme, That best of Venus lawes could deeme. ..."

6. Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope (1813)
"If to yoor merit and knowledge you add the art of pleasings you may ... yoor merit and knowledges without the art of pleasings would at most mise you to the ..."

7. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"... "above better desert," he was "fortunate in these stage pleasings." As a young man, he essayed what all young men of talent were essaying, ..."

8. Collections by New-York Historical Society, Malone Society (1821)
"... whose master-hand it has resounded every sound, from the roar of thunder, rolling along the Vault of Heaven, to the " lascivious pleasings of a lute. ..."

9. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"He that is pious-and-well-pleasings to his father, his memory is in the mouth of the living who are upon earth, whoever they shall be." 39. [The docile son. ..."

10. The Plays & Poems of Robert Greene by Robert Greene (1905)
"His Elegies were wanton all, 55 Telling of loues pleasings thrall, And cause he would the Poet seeme, That best of Venus lawes could deeme. ..."

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