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Leonard Quinton was a romancer, and was writing an Oriental romance about wizardry and hypnotism.
The love of country in all the Italian poets and romancers of the long period of the national resurrection ennobled their art in a measure which criticism has not yet taken account of.
So romancers had better let imagination paint for them that which is above all art, and leave their lovers to themselves during the happiest minutes of their lives.
romancers have ever delighted to represent him as a singularly wise
Rich in varied characters and incidents to which a universal significance could be attached, in their own time they were the most popular works of their class; and living on vigorously after the others were forgotten, they have continued to form one of the chief quarries of literary material and one of the chief sources of inspiration for modern poets and romancers.
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.
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.
1798: Giovanni Casanova, Italian adventurer, lover and romancer, died at his Castle of Waldstein, Bohemia.
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.
com/2014/06/24/michael-chiklis-american-horror-story-freak-show-character-angela-bassett/) TV Line reports that Graeme Manson, executive producer of "Orphan Black," is "hoping to bring back another popular character -- clone romancer Cal.
Richard Ede is the wonderfully stylised pipe-smoking Richard Hannay, a chancer and romancer who runs the gamut of British archetypal heroes from Sherlock IS IT still foremost a novel, or has it become a film in the popular consciousness?