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visionary
used in The Mill on the Floss

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a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible;
or: a person with unusual powers of foresight;
or: not practical or realizable; speculative
  • Stephen's passionate words made the vision of such a life more fully present to her than it had ever been before; and the vision for the time excluded all realities,—all except the returning sun-gleams which broke out on the waters as the evening approached, and mingled with the visionary sunlight of promised happiness; all except the hand that pressed hers, and the voice that spoke to her, and the eyes that looked at her with grave, unspeakable love.
    6.13 — Book 6 Chapter 13 — Borne Along by the Tide (95% in)

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