Lexicographical Neighbors of Precieuse
Literary usage of Precieuse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Instigations of Ezra Pound: Together with an Essay on the Chinese Written by Ezra Pound, Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1920)
"... precieuse (A divagation from Jules Laforgue) THERE arose, as from a great ossified sponge, the comic-opera, Florence-Nightingale light-house, ..."
2. The Youth of Madame de Longueville: Or New Revelations of Court and Convent by Victor Cousin (1854)
"... type of the true precieuse—Corneille and Voiture—Mademoiselle de Bourbon at Chantilly—At Euel—At Lian- court—Her young friends—Mademoiselle du Vigean ..."
3. The French Tragi-comedy by Henry Carrington Lancaster (1907)
"... joins the gipsies in order to marry precieuse, one of their number. He easily surpasses his rival Clement, but is troubled by ..."