poetic licence


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poetic licence

n
justifiable departure from conventional rules of form, fact, logic, etc, as in poetry
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poetic licence

poetic licence

nlicenza poetica
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"Don't be surprised at that," returned the musician; "for with the callow poets of our day the way is for every one to write as he pleases and pilfer where he chooses, whether it be germane to the matter or not, and now-a-days there is no piece of silliness they can sing or write that is not set down to poetic licence."
"I feel if the meetings were recorded then there would be less poetic licence used in the minute taking.
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If you haven't watched it yet don't read this next bit in which I applaud everyone for keeping us guessing for four nights and fully absolve them for their occasional abuse of poetic licence when it came to police and academic procedures.
IN reply to Alan Piper (Feedback December 31) I have to ask the simple question, why in his poem did he not use his poetic licence to include our allies?
I know that the media need to tell us these things to prepare us but I do think that sometimes there may be a bit of poetic licence involved to make things seem a lot more dramatic!
I suspect there's a bit of poetic licence going on here, but the key message was that the Allies only pressed ahead with the Manhattan Project out in the New Mexico desert because of fears that Hitler might get there first.
The series name is a poetic licence to shallow draught (SD).
A bit of poetic licence with some old images from the archives ...