10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUERILITY»
Discover the use of puerility
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to puerility
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Vindication of Virgil from the charge of a puerility
VINDICATION OF V I R G I L, FROM THE C H A R G E ' ' OF A_ - _
P U E R I L I T Y; IMRUTED TO HIM sir DOCTOR PEARCE, - IN HIS NOTES ON
LONGINUS. IN a passage of Longinus, where he is describing that fault in writing
which he ...
James MOOR (LL.D.), Zachary PEARCE (successively Bishop of Bangor, and of Rochester.), 1766
The Sublime: Precursors and British Eighteenth-century ...
The reason being that "All Men are naturally biass'd to a technical matter. I prefer
to incorporate frigidity in the category of puerility, since frigidity is the
consequence of puerility. Longinus clearly associates frigidity with the category of
Vindication of Virgil, from the Charge of a Puerility
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Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal
Most authors- since the time of Laemiec. haTe regarded the crepitating rale as
the first recognizable sign in pneumoniae inflammation. Dr. Stokes has, however,
asserted that an ' intense puerility of respiration ' precedes this phenomenon.
The Reception of Copernicus’ Heliocentric Theory
... the puerility of the author — a puerility shared by the long list of censors and
references connected with the work — which tries to explain the celestial
appearances whilst keeping the Earth in the centre of the universe, and giving it a
*Baretti's Italian Dictionary: 1: Italian and English
Fanciul-léggine, Jeria, s. f. puerility, childish- Fantiistic-o, adj. pl. ci, che, sup. -
hissimo, dim. ness. : -hétto, -1'izzo, l.fanlastic, ideal, visionary, chiFanciulléja, a. i.
a number of children assembled merical .- 2. strange, odd ; 3. extraordinary, ...
KeightlEy does not say whether rhyme altogether be not to a great extent a
puerility. I should incline to pronounce it so, were it not that all sanction,
especially all modern sanction, lies the other way. If it be not a puerility, I see no
reason why he ...
An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
From Puddle (1). Der. puddler, puddling. PUERILE,childish. (F.—L.) In Phillips,
ed. 1706. [The sb. puerility isin muchearlier use, occurring in Minsheu, ed. 1627.]
—MF. pueril,omitted by Cotgrave,but inusein the 16thcent. (Littré); mod. F. puéril.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
With regard to the views of the negotiators, I am far from seeing any puerility in
stipulating for the permanent and indefeasible enjoyment, through all future time,
of a favorable basis of commercial intercourse, which would otherwise have been
Gellius the Satirist: Roman Cultural Authority in Attic Nights
... 'latecomers in learning' lose their face in numerous chapters in Gellius' Noctes
Atticae. A lack of stylistic moderation seems to be the topic of fragment 550,
where this excessiveness is referred to in terms of someone's 'puerility' (tu
quidem ut ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUERILITY»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
Today at Fantasia
This is pretty far from the gonzo, over-the-top DIY action that Fantasia has programmed with the Wakaliwood event; Obasi's Ojuju combines Apatowian puerility ... «Cult MTL, Jul 15»
Ubu Roi: an unforgiving satire on manners old and modern
As I noted in my review, even if the scatological puerility is honoured (the lad takes delight in videoing a toilet-bowl) there's darkness visible too: “While we're ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
Would Moses vote for Pharaoh in his day?
Anyone with some sense would know that such a statement illustrates puerility and abject sycophancy. You can't see spirits; you can only see what are written in ... «Malaysiakini, Jul 15»
Top Gear farewell episode leaves critics divided
"We can boo the puerility - and worse - of the presenters... but this Top Gear has often been imaginative, original, entertaining, amusing and artfully made ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
Will James May and Richard Hammond keep Top Gear's flame of …
... May and Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson's erstwhile sidekicks, have each been offered £1m a year to keep the Top Gear flame of inspired puerility alive. «The Independent, Jun 15»
Disney In Depth: 'Tomorrowland': The Good, Bad, and Missed …
... the actors' actual talent. They just do not add anything to the movie, save for offering unnecessary puerility straight out of a '70s Disney screwball comedy. «Geeks of Doom, May 15»
Review: Don Juan
... the otherwise capable actors struggle to make their characters laugh-worthy by external means that sometimes descend into puerility. While each actor has his ... «Broadway Blog, May 15»
Fani-Kayode denies attacking Jonathan, says, “I remain President's …
... them in the strongest terms possible, to desist from such acts of cowardice, wickedness, preposterousness and puerility as they blow no one any good wind. «Premium Times, Apr 15»
Mr. Noah and the Flood
Is this PC culture going into overdrive, or is the deep-rooted ignorance and puerility expressed in some of these tweets a red flag for an (aspiring) political satirist ... «National Review Online, Apr 15»
Paris mayor remains 'angry' with Fox News, says lawsuit is 'done'
Which puts her in company with a lot of people, including the Erik Wemple Blog, who marvels at the abusive puerility of “Fox & Friends.” Yet there's quite some ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»