Usage examples for classical

  1. The creation of a formal tradition upon classical lines is never without its danger, and it is sad to find the provincial towns of France, once so varied and individual in artistic expression, writing to Paris for designs and advice. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  2. He was a most distinguished classical scholar as well as poet. – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  3. But his most interesting, and probably his most valuable work, the Lives of the Twelve Caesars, has made him one of the most widely known of the later classical writers. – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  4. This was a classical tradition and was one which well applied to the Greek and Latin languages. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  5. Not like Science and Literature and Classical Music and Philosophy and Art. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  6. Then I read quietly, usually a classical subject, till 11; and I never, even in the times when I might seem most severely pressed, sat up later. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  7. It takes the sort of man you are to strike classical attitudes. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  8. That there should be a disposition here to look coldly upon the old- fashioned classical education is not wonderful. – Town Life in Australia 1883 by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  9. In the case of the New Testament, a knowledge of classical Greek will not be sufficient. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  10. We will passical the classical and preserve what joy we have left. – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  11. All my own education was classical. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  12. She is attired in the classical figurante's costume. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  13. Some of the cootie stories have become classical, like this one which was told from the North Sea to the Swiss border. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  14. M. Buchor has had to go to German classical musicians almost entirely, and, generally speaking, his choice has been a happy one. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  15. This is the opposite of the belief of the classical school. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  16. London, 1850. Anthon, C.: Classical Dictionary. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck