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poesy

1. an archaic word for poetry
2. Poetic the art of writing poetry
3. Archaic or poetic a poem or verse, esp one used as a motto
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In common with all the world, we have been much delighted with "The Shepherd's Hunting" by Withers--a poem partaking, in a remarkable degree, of the peculiarities of "Il Penseroso." Speaking of Poesy the author says:
And be it owned that, many a mile from the Crystal Hills, I saw a wondrous light around their summits, and was lured, by the faith of poesy, to be the latest pilgrim of the GREAT CARBUNCLE.
And here let us have the courage to make a cruel observation, in days when religion is nothing more than a useful means to some, and a poesy to others.
And yet there is something mysteriously grand, like thought, in it; genius and death are there; Diana and Apollo beside a skull or skeleton, beauty and destruction, poesy and reality, colors glowing in the shadows, often a whole drama, motionless and silent.
She had never been tormented by womanhood, and she had lived in a dreamland of Tennysonian poesy, dense even to the full significance of that delicate master's delicate allusions to the grossnesses that intrude upon the relations of queens and knights.
The world that the traveller has lately viewed is here in miniature, modest and pure; his soul, refreshed, bids him remain where a charm of melody and poesy surrounds him with harmony and awakens ideas within his mind.
The film's cast also includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Caine, Clemence Poesy and Bollywood star Dimple Kapadia.
She will be seen with international stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, Clemence Poesy and Michael Caine.
HER STYLE CLEMENCE POESY The 35-year-old actress proved that French style never goes out of fashion.
Hollywood veteran Antonio Banderas stars as the surrealist artist, with Alex Rich as the young Picasso, Clemence Poesy as Francoise Gilot, his lover and muse and the mother of two of his four children.
Summary: Aisling Franciosi and Clemence Poesy discuss portraying the artist's former lovers
Although my poesy brightly shines my statue is neglected O I fear my stane will disappear amangst the stoor and buses O.