Then we started for the house, and I went in the back door -- you only have to pull a buckskin latch- string, they don't fasten the doors -- but that warn't romantical
enough for Tom Sawyer; no way would do him but he must climb up the lightning-rod.
I'm sure they'd see it as a romantical
, artistical, and proper thing to do.
Her social graces are nearly nonexistent, but the sheer force of her personality--she finds things "thrilling" and "romantical
" and "simply wonderful"--attracts people to her.
"Varios son los casos", escribe, "en que he tenido aqui lo que llama Thackeray 'a romantical
friendship at first sight"'.
I've not met anyone romantical
ly through the show but it has been a big deal in Hollywood.
,To her grandfather, who inconsistently chides and neglects her, she is alternately childish and romantical
, non-sensical or sportive-'one of the bucks'.
Here she offers her readers one side of an imagined correspondence between two women, who "make it not only their Chief Delight and Pastime, but their Tye in Friendship to Discourse by Letters." These "sociable Letters" contain "Short Descriptions in Long Letters" rather than "Long Complements in Short Letters" and are thus not composed in the usual "Romantical
way, with High Words, and Mystical Expressions," filled with "Empty Words, and Vain Complements," but are more like short, self-contained scenes.
The recognition that is gradual, but the shock sudden, is a form of consumer anxiety-- Are We Classic or Romantical
This accusation is now repeated in Iteriad, but parried back against women, "the misses." Toward the end of book 2, in which the family visits an inn in Buttermere, the landlady entertains the travelers with her daughter's drawings, "a great set of scrawls" representing "all the et ceteras of boarding school misses," Which her daughter her daughter her dear darling daughter Had made of romantical
mountains and water At some genteel boarding school wasting her time And also her paper with line after line The houses all tipsy most giddily reeling The castles in air most confusedly wheeling....
Cuando, por improbables giros de la accion y sorprendentes problemas de la identidad de los personajes (anagnorisis, disfraces, etc.), las obras teatrales abandonaban la sana disciplina de la poetica y se acercaban a la novela amorosa o de aventuras estilo Cervantes, Zayas, Castillo Solorzano, Salas Barbadillo, se decia en ingles que tales dramas eran romantic o romantical
, en frances que eran romanesques, y en espanol que eran romancescos; porque todos esos adjetivos significaban "como la novela."(5) Sobre semejante drama comentaba Moratin que era "todo romancesco y maravilloso, y de aquello que no sucede jamas" (3: 166).
Aubrey, meanwhile, is both drawn to him romantical
ly and sees in him a replacement for the void left by the deaths of her three brothers in France, the youngest executed for alleged cowardice when found hiding behind the lines claiming amnesia.