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marmoreal

(less commonly), marmorean
of, relating to, or resembling marble
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ANA MARY ARMYGRAM is the Distinguished Randall McLeod Marmoreal Professor of Textual Bibliography at the University of Trona.
Walsh avoids the trap of excessive literalness inherent in plain prose translation, which in the case of translation from the Latin can often result in a marmoreal ponderousness which would certainly be inappropriate to texts such as these.
Facing them, a marmoreal phalanx of busts of members of the Hope family, produced in Rome by their protege, the Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, are starkly lit against black walls.
Nothing at all grand or marmoreal, except for Frieda's stone, her German lineage finally making itself felt.
Saba here wants to end on a "classical" note as reverberatory and yet marmoreal as an ancient epitaph, hence the alliteration on m and the solemnly Augustan diction.
One spider was attached to the ceiling while two larger arachnoids - one of which guarded marmoreal eggs enclosed in a web - lay in the shadows, ready to spring.
When in 1811 he saw the younger man's final envoi from Rome, the marmoreal and erotic Jupiter and Thetis (Fig.
Strikingly, Gray as translator tended to leave the classical epic alone; though he rendered passages from Statius, Dante, and Tasso, he was temperamentally drawn to quieter voices and less marmoreal forms.
Whatever possessed Goethe to invent this marmoreal homage to geometry, if that is what it was for him, is the same impulse that instigates Kelly's half-stated monuments; his asymmetries that can only be comprehended in relation to geometric symmetries.
She has, what Hazlitt says the poem as a whole has, a marmoreal quality.