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bucolic

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Definition related to idealized country life
  • It was no coincidence that the barn sat on a sprawling, bucolic farm that was also an underground railway station.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • The Sorbonne was the bucolic spot where I adored thee from eve till morn.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The sun had just gone down, and its afterglow was backlighting the city, which formed low cliffs around the bucolic void to the idle stockyards.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Let us begin our tale in a most bucolic city-state where a golden river runs.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • A living nightmare of terror and blood was taking place within the confines of a once bucolic country inn.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Can bucolic beach scenes and flower arrangements be far behind?
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • The bucolic quality of the Fugees' new home was so extraordinary that it almost seemed like a kind of elaborate joke.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Nor was he interested in the dim, bucolic past.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • "And what mischief," asked Orik, "have you two managed to ferret out of Oromis and yon bucolic woods?"
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • In their wake fell a strange and bucolic calm, as if it were just another summer day, and nothing out of the ordinary had happened.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • We can hardly imagine bucolic placidity quickening to intellectual aims without imagining social aims as the transitional phase.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • Beautiful, bucolic, lazy.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • They still lived in the bucolic county where they grew up, and they went to football games and bar association dinners.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • It's a bucolic you see.
    Edward Albee  --  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Near a bucolic estate called Lockett's Farm, the Jamestown Road crosses over Big Sayler's Creek and Little Sayler's Creek at a place called Double Bridges.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • And now here Wes was, walking around Dundee Village, hoping these bucolically named "avenues" and "circles" would lead him to a better place than the city streets had.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • He had entertained no notion, when doomed as he had thought to an unintellectual bucolic life, that such charms as he beheld in this idyllic creature would be found behind the scenes.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • She remembered the rector's wife who had been chilly to callers and who was rumored throughout the town to have said, "Re-ah-ly I cawn't endure this bucolic heartiness in the responses."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Bucolic.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • For in those days the keenest of bucolic minds felt a whispering awe at the sight of the gentry, such as of old men felt when they stood on tiptoe to watch the gods passing by in tall human shape.
    George Eliot  --  Adam Bede

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