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  • adj. artistic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as artistic. Produced by art; artificial.

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Examples

  • Neither scientific, literary, nor artistical powers are any more to be inherited than the property arising from scientific, literary, or artistic productions, which the law, with a beautiful imitation of nature, declines to protect in the second generation.

    Miscellaneous Papers

  • Acampante is Sebastian Valdivia artistical not just musical project, and Pour nos jeunes is his debut album, released for Casa del Puente Discos.

    No Fat Clips!!! : ACAMPANTE – Pour Nos Jeunes

  • The “Interior of Willesden Church” is excellent as a composition, and a piece of artistical workmanship; the groups are well arranged; and the figure of Mrs. Sheppard looking round alarmed, as her son is robbing the dandy Kneebone, is charming, simple, and unaffected.

    George Cruikshank

  • Newcome to see the new studio, with its tall centre window, and its curtains, and carved wardrobes, china jars, pieces of armour, and other artistical properties, the lad, with a very sweet smile of kindness and affection lighting up his honest face, took one of two

    The Newcomes

  • And disengaging a couple of chairs from the artistical lumber that usurped them, she bid us be seated, and resumed her place beside the easel — not facing it exactly, but now and then glancing at the picture upon it while she conversed, and giving it an occasional touch with her brush, as if she found it impossible to wean her attention entirely from her occupation to fix it upon her guests.

    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

  • The Corsican Vendetta has been taken as the basis of more than one romantic story, but, handled by M. M.rimée, it has acquired new and fascinating interest; and he has enriched his little romance with a profusion of those small traits and artistical touches which exhibit the character and peculiarities of a people better than folios of dry description.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847

  • Technical difficulties without number also exist: the most literal accuracy, which is indispensable -- the artful inuendoes, the artistical averments, which are necessary, correctly to shape the charge ere it is submitted to the grand jury, may be well conceived to involve many niceties and refinements, on which the case may easily be wrecked.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 339, January, 1844

  • The paper is written in the character of a travelling and philosophical American, who pours forth his thoughts on the opera; the topics being the deterioration of music as an art, the small beneficial result that follows so much outlay and such a combination of artistical skill, the amount of training bestowed on the singers and dancers, greater than that which produces great men, and the company before the curtain, together with reflections thereanent.

    The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852

  • In the same chapter we find a bit of artistical grouping in a historical picture, which the reader will agree with us is well worthy of preservation:

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, February 1844 Volume 23, Number 2

  • His artistical ability is admirable, because it is not seen.

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, February 1844 Volume 23, Number 2

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