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traditional

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characterized by enduring excellence, appeal, and importance

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traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste

of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture

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of recognized authority or excellence

(language) having the form used by ancient standard authors

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of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures

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Tom Perkins continued to triumph, he was the finest classical scholar that Dr.
We have taken her to classical concerts and to music HIGGINS.
Your fatal habit of looking at everything from the point of view of a story instead of as a scientific exercise has ruined what might have been an instructive and even classical series of demonstrations.
In three minutes she was deep in a very difficult, very classical fugue in A, and over her face came a queer remote impersonal expression of complete absorption and anxious satisfaction.
To poor Dorothea these severe classical nudities and smirking Renaissance-Correggiosities were painfully inexplicable, staring into the midst of her Puritanic conceptions: she had never been taught how she could bring them into any sort of relevance with her life.
Saintsbury's book--a writer who has dealt with all the perturbing influences of our century in a manner as classical, as idiomatic, as easy and elegant, as Steele's:
Foreign words in the text annoyed her and made her bemoan her want of a classical education - she had only attended a Dame's school during some easy months - but she never passed the foreign words by until their meaning was explained to her, and when next she and they met it was as acquaintances, which I think was clever of her.
It is classical music, and is considered the best and most puzzling ever manufactured.
His nature opened to music as a flower to the sun, and the transition was quick from his working-class rag-time and jingles to her classical display pieces that she knew nearly by heart.
The Old Master I can make best," continued Dick, "is Claude Lorraine, whom you may have heard of occasionally as a famous painter of classical landscapes.
What is there to alarm you, my dear, in this conventionally classical face?
Now old man, let us 'pud' along; it 's getting late for the chicken," he added, relapsing into the graceful diction with which a classical education gifts its fortunate possessor.
The classical prototype of the modern "small hot bird.
This is called the classical school, and the rime which the classical poets used is called the heroic couplet.
Explicit rules are laid down by some of the Roman classical writers.
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