Definition of Idylists

1. Noun. (plural of idylist) ¹



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Definition of Idylists

1. idylist [n] - See also: idylist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idylists

idoxuridine
idrialine
idrialines
idrialite
idrialites
idrosis
ids
iduronate
iduronate sulfatase
iduronic acid
iduronidase
idyl
idylatries
idylatry
idylist
idylists (current term)
idyll
idyllian
idyllic
idyllical
idyllically
idyllics
idyllist
idyllists
idylls
idyls
idée
idées
ie
ieo

Literary usage of Idylists

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1. Life and Literature by Lafcadio Hearn (1917)
"IONICA idylists. Perhaps I had better say something too, about the word idyl, ... This was exactly what the Greek idylists did,—that is, the best of them. ..."

2. Books and Habits by Lafcadio Hearn (1921)
"the Greek idylists did,—that is, the best of them. ... Well, after this disgression, to return to the subject of Theocritus, the greatest of the idylists. ..."

3. Books and Habits by Lafcadio Hearn (1921)
"the Greek idylists did,—that is, the best of them. ... Well, after this disgression, to return to the subject of Theocritus, the greatest of the idylists. ..."

4. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"... 1891 A2; In Gold and S.lver, 1892 A2; idylists of the Country-Side, Being Sx Commentaries Concerning Some of Those Who Have Apostroph.zed the Joys of ..."

5. A History of American Literature Since 1870 by Fred Lewis Pattee (1915)
"He was early enamoured of the Sicilian idylists. It was a dream that never quite deserted him, to make "a complete, metrical, English version of the idyls ..."

6. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... with little effect, by idylists, among the " Scottish peasantry " and elsewhere) who, in the school of practice, have learned not only skill of hand, ..."

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