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Definition of Flamboyancy
1. [n -CIES]
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Literary usage of Flamboyancy
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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1909)
"From beginning to end, there is no trace cf flamboyancy or repetition, and, while we applaud the wisdom of the chroniclers who made this history of Richard ..."
2. A History of Architecture by Russell Sturgis, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1915)
"It is an interesting fact that while France was in process of absorbing flamboyancy from England, England was abandoning it for the Perpendicular. ..."
3. The Bookman (1911)
"The red hair had turned white, but the eyes retained their blue, and the speech its flamboyancy. Oscar Paton was the only literary man in an illiterate age. ..."
4. Convention and Revolt in Poetry by John Livingston Lowes (1919)
"... Lowell's statement shuns flamboyancy, and is plain and definite.' “The word ‘poly1 For a still fuller discussion, printed since this paragraph was ..."
5. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1908)
"There is very little of that flamboyancy in dress that I remember in old days ; there was hardly a ' buck ' or ' dandy ' to he seen, and the ladies—even ..."
6. Ireland's Literary Renaissance by Ernest Augustus Boyd (1922)
"... contenting themselves with certain general formulae, whose elaboration leaves them as far from the restraint of Colum as from the flamboyancy of Synge. ..."