Definition of Hideousnesses
1. hideousness [n] - See also: hideousness
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Literary usage of Hideousnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"... motives wedded with fine music, instead of trivialities or hideousnesses. Perhaps this last is too strong a word for anything except the " Traviata. ..."
2. George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals by George Eliot (1885)
"... great product— pity we can't always have fine Weltgeschichtliche dramatic motives wedded with fine music, instead of trivialities or hideousnesses. ..."
3. The Old Masters of Belgium and Holland: Les Maîtres D'autrefois by Eugène Fromentin (1882)
"... here are hideousnesses and brutalities, a total absence of taste in form, combined with an ardor which transforms ugliness into force, bloody brutality ..."
4. Retrospects and Prospects: Descriptive and Historical Essays by Sidney Lanier (1899)
"... these rare, incoherent letters, in one line repeating starry compliments, in another retailing muddy scandals of old convulsions and hideousnesses, ..."
5. The International Socialist Review by Algie Martin Simons (1907)
"... I had changed my talk and painted lovely visions of the Co-operative Commonwealth and dwelt on the hideousnesses of life to-day I would have reached ..."
6. Delsarte System of Oratory: Including the Complete Works of M. L'abbe by Delaumosne, Angélique Arnaud, François Delsarte (1887)
"... to the hideousnesses of vice? " Now. talent and faith meet face to face. We are to consider to what extent the one was dependent upon the other; ..."