paraphrastically love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a paraphrastic manner.


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  • All things considered, if my parents had given me a name that spelled "toilet" backwards sans "s," I might be a little on the wonky side meself; it was Marshall McLuhan a huge EliotiCan fan, after all, who noted, paraphrastically, in Understanding Media, "For the name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers."

    Domestic strife ...

  • Kitten essayed a few eloquent twitches, paraphrastically speaking, and felt up to the task.


  • Walter Scott as specimens of the bard, and may be found paraphrastically rendered in a prose version, in the _Quarterly Review_, vol. xlv., p. 371, and in the notes to the last edition of "The Highland Drover," in

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel , Volume I. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century

  • Psalms is described as "paraphrastically translated," and it is worthy of note that Cowley, in his attack on the practice of too literal translation, should have chosen this part of Sandys 'work as illustrative of the methods which he condemns.

    Early Theories of Translation

  • In this list three poets are not spoken of directly by name, but, from metrical or other reasons, are alluded to paraphrastically.

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

  • Others express the sense paraphrastically, thus: ` Habitation of God in virtue of the indwelling of the Spirit. '

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • In 1612, Chapman published "Petrarch's Seven Penitentiall Psalms, paraphrastically translated: with other philosophical poems, and a Hymne to Christ upon the Crosse," a small 8vo. dedicated to Sir Thomas Philips, Master of the Rolls.


  • Thus somewhat weakly and paraphrastically rendered by

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • "Boiam terere" may mean either "to have the prisoner's collar on," or, paraphrastically, "to be coupled with a Boian woman."

    The Captiva and the Mostellaria

  • Beck shook his head mysteriously, and without answering the question, resumed the tale, which we must thus paraphrastically continue to deliver.

    Lucretia — Complete


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