Definition of Exquisitenesses
1. exquisiteness [n] - See also: exquisiteness
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Literary usage of Exquisitenesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Elizabeth Bisland, Lafcadio Hearn (1906)
"I want some mysterious feelings — some exquisitenesses, — normal only. Parfum de jeunesse suggests experiences. Do you know any? ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1892)
"Nowadays Italy means mainly certain familiar effects of light and cloud, certain exquisitenesses of sunset amber against ultramarine hills, of winter mists ..."
3. Abigail Adams and Her Times by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (1917)
"compassion for the eyes which were so cruelly tried; and a dozen other niceties and exquisitenesses of needlework. To quote the advertisement of Mrs. Sarah ..."
4. Philippine Life in Town and Country by James Alfred LeRoy, James Alfred Le Roy (1907)
"Therein you may see images of the Holy Family, with bust and extremities of marble, eyes of glass, long lashes and curly blond hair, the exquisitenesses of ..."
5. Susan by Ernest Oldmeadow (1907)
"... and exquisitenesses in his divine Susan. But he won't ring for the kitchen-maids and request the kind loan of a Language of Flowers. ..."