pastoral


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Synonyms for pastoral

Synonyms for pastoral

of or relating to the countryside

charmingly simple and carefree

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Synonyms for pastoral

a musical composition that evokes rural life

a letter from a pastor to the congregation

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a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)

relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle

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(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

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References in classic literature ?
But it was not for such passionless calm that he preferred the scenes of [103] pastoral life; and the meditative poet, sheltering himself from the agitations of the outward world, is in reality only clearing the scene for the exhibition of great emotions, and what he values most is the almost elementary expression of elementary feelings.
This is a series of pastoral pieces (eclogues, Spenser calls them, by the classical name) twelve in number, artificially assigned one to each month in the year.
There are songs of delight in Nature; a multitude of love poems of all moods; many pastorals, in which, generally, the pastoral conventions sit lightly on the genuine poetical feeling; occasional patriotic outbursts; and some reflective and religious poems.
With all my pains I do not think I ever managed to bring any of my pastorals to a satisfactory close.
Thanks to his pastorals, I could long afterwards enjoy with the double sense requisite for full pleasure in them, such divinely excellent artificialities at Tasso's "Aminta" and Guarini's "Pastor Fido"; things which you will thoroughly like only after you are in the joke of thinking how people once seriously liked them as high examples of poetry.
Of course I read other things of Pope's besides his pastorals, even at the time I read these so much.
Tenders are invited for Construction of twelve (12) well pastoral in the communes of timensi and tillit gao cercle, gao region
bishops' pastoral letter on women, which had gone through four major revisions over 10 years, was rejected by the bishops' conference after a core of progressive bishops persuaded prominent moderates that passage would do serious damage among Catholic women.
Bishops on the Border: Pastoral Responses to Immigration
Potts, Contemporary Irish Poetry and the Pastoral Tradition.
This collection of essays on documents concerning pastoral care is divided into three parts.
Trauma and Transformation at Ground Zero: A Pastoral Theology.
Pointing out the similarities and differences between pastoral counseling and pastoral psychology, our study presents the goals, curriculum, characteristics, and novelty of a specialization program in pastoral counseling established at a historic moment in Hungary--after the end of the communist dictatorship.
16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Graduate Theological Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Graduate Center for Pastoral Logotherapy, the world's first center dedicated solely to the study and teaching of the school of thought founded by Dr.
Much WW I literature uses pastoral themes to rebuke the war, to represent the tendency of repression, and to express traumatic moments re-experienced by those in the trenches and at home.