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  • noun Plural form of poesy.

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Examples

  • Scenes from mythology have always provided delicious excuses for painters to depict nude women, as Titian did in his "poesies," or visual poems, for King Philip.

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  • Some French actually refer Sarkozy as Napoleon III, or Napoleon the small as named by Victor Hugo who was forced to exile himself in England for exercing his freedom of speach. (www. poesies.net/victorhugonapoleonlepetit. txt)

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  • The seeling fill'd with poesies of the candle: And Madame, with a Dildo, writ o 'the walls.

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  •         Skill great Battiades 'poesies haply to send,

    Poems and Fragments

  •         Skill great Battiades 'poesies haply to send,

    Poems and Fragments

  • Would these poesies still smell as sweet if they bloomed in full view?

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  • Men's Morris_, a title the Baron recommends to the notice of Mr. WILLIAM MORRIS, yclept "BILLY," when he is making another bouquet of poesies.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, December 5, 1891

  • Those idle rimes to note the odious spot and blemish that deformes the lineaments of modern poesies habiliments.

    Shakspere and Montaigne

  • Had they reached me in time, the following two items would have been included in the respective sections of the foregoing summary bibliography: Poesias originales de Fray Luis de Leon, ed.F. de Onis, San Jose de Costa Rica, 1920; Ad. Coster, Notes pour une edition des poesies de Luis de Leon in the Revue hispanique

    Fray Luis de Leon

  • Opera, ed. DUPIN, V (Antwerp, 1706); HELLOT, Nobles et vilains, le miracle de Basqueviue, d'apres les poesies inedites de Jean Petit

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

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