Usage examples for aesthetic

  1. You mean how she worshiped his aesthetic cult, don't you? – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  2. Still, the effect remains: it is almost impossible to get a novel printed in an English journal unless it is warranted to contain nothing at all to which anybody, however narrow, could possibly object, on any grounds whatever, religious, political, social, moral, or aesthetic – The British Barbarians by Grant Allen
  3. They were men of a like temperament, and governed by kindred aesthetic instincts. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  4. She awakened my aesthetic sense by the divine and intoxicating odour that emanated from her. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  5. She sincerely imagined herself to be filled with proper grief; but an aesthetic appreciation of the theatrical effectiveness of the misfortune was certainly stronger in her than any other feeling. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  6. Her mother's open contempt for her aesthetic impulses had ruined her illusion about her ability, for Mrs. Stuart knew her ground in painting. – Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories by Robert Herrick
  7. Take, for example, another specimen, which we may call the aesthetic objection to economic equality, and might regard as a development of the one just considered. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  8. The aesthetic mechanism of the ancient prophets was no different from that of any great poet with a message of modern times. – The Literature of Ecstasy by Albert Mordell
  9. As he has a poetical temperament and is aesthetic in all his tastes, Lady Carlisle is the business manager of the estate. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  10. Conscious of aesthetic defects, Zillah had chosen for her speciality the study of the history of civilization. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  11. Roderick's first fortnight was a high aesthetic revel. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  12. People who had not half the education, not half the knowledge, not half the aesthetic refinement of feeling he had wrote quite readable books. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  13. " Not aesthetic at all. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  14. I confess that there was a Perkinsville to go through- a beautiful spot, too, for which one felt that sort of aesthetic pity one feels for a beautiful girl married to a man, say, of the name of Podgers. – October Vagabonds by Richard Le Gallienne
  15. There must always be a rich moral soil for any great aesthetic growth. – The Defendant by G.K. Chesterton
  16. It was as if she knew in a general way that her brother must be talking very well, but she herself was so rich in ideas that she had no need to pick them up, and was at liberty to see what would become of a young American when subjected to a high aesthetic temperature. – The Author Of Beltraffio by Henry James
  17. 8. They develop the aesthetic feeling in themselves. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  18. In a word, unaware of what they are doing, men allow their aesthetic and dramatic senses to shape their conceptions of their own lives. – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  19. He was really interested in and admired Molder's unusual aesthetic intelligence, and he had done what he could to foster it, and he immensely appreciated Molder's youthful esteem for himself. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  20. That an effort of this kind is not impossible, is proved by the existence in man of an aesthetic faculty along with normal perception. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson