Lexicographical Neighbors of Delphically
Literary usage of Delphically
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick (1913)
"Yet in reply to another compliment, she admits, smiling delphically, — “Yes, I am a woman I” The man takes up another verse of his song, for he has planned ..."
2. Love's Dilemmas by Robert Herrick (1898)
"... to rights with himself and the world." " Why did n't you, when you had the chance ?" Mrs. Stone smiled delphically. " I was never 'fine. ..."
3. Certain Men of Mark: Studies of Living Celebrities by George Makepeace Towle (1880)
"As a minister, he was cautious, reticent, and as delphically official in his utterances as the veriest old-fashioned pupil of statecraft. ..."
4. The Kassandra Complex by Murray Lawrence, Lawrence Murray (2003)
"Kassandra, that fortunate woman, gained her tragedy when, because she would not surrender to Apollo her virginity, he delphically cursed her by adding that ..."