Nymphlike


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Nymph´like`


a.1.Resembling, or characteristic of, a nymph.
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As one who long in populous City pent, Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Aire, Forth issuing on a Summers Morn, to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farmes Adjoynd, from each thing met conceaves delight, The smell of Grain, or tedded Grass, or Kine, Or Dairie, each rural sight, each rural sound; If chance with Nymphlike step fair Virgin pass, What pleasing seemd, for her now pleases more, She most, and in her look summs all Delight.
But the older I get, I'm feeling less nymphlike. You've got to work for the nymphness.
591-593 Ma se avvien che, qual Ninfa, in portamento / Grazjoso, forosetta verginella / Vaga che traduce il ben piu essenziale If chance with Nymphlike step fair Virgin pass.