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Leonard Quinton was a romancer, and was writing an Oriental romance about wizardry and hypnotism.
For centuries it was incorporated in outline or in excerpts into almost all the sober chronicles, and what is of much more importance for literature, it was taken up and rehandled in various fashions by very numerous romancers.
The romancers always dress up the chamois-hunter in a fanciful and picturesque costume, whereas the best way to hut this game is to do it without any costume at all.
Universal history, the poets, the romancers, do not in their stateliest pictures, --in the sacerdotal, the imperial palaces, in the triumphs of will or of genius,--anywhere lose our ear, anywhere make us feel that we intrude, that this is for better men; but rather is it true that in their grandest strokes we feel most at home.
Bread paused again, and the most artistic of romancers could not have been more effective.
Murder in the murderer is no such ruinous thought as poets and romancers will have it; it does not unsettle him or fright him from his ordinary notice of trifles; it is an act quite easy to be contemplated; but in its sequel it turns out to be a horrible jangle and confounding of all relations.
It would therefore simplify matters greatly to be able to treat her as the object of one of those sentiments which are called by romancers "lawless passions.
I'VE always been one for an adventure and admittedly as a romancer, always marvelling over the countryside, I'm one who has explored enthusiastically for anything that may interest me within it.
1798: Giovanni Casanova, Italian adventurer, lover and romancer, died in Bohemia.
Mais voila que certains, contre toute attente, prenant meme a contre-pied leurs premiers lecteurs, s'en vont romancer, non sans risques, loin de leurs terres.
He's starred in such Indian pics as mistaken-identity romancer "The Lunchbox," cultural drama "The Namesake" and, most recently, alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone, in road movie "Piku"--which has scored more than 1 billion rupees ($15.
The swaggering opener, the Sly Stone-funked Slow, is Lenny as the mojoman romancer and it's immediately followed by his ancient prophet incarnation on Almost Like The Blues.