bucolic


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Synonyms for bucolic

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of or relating to the countryside

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a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

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(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

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

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Davis (classics, New York U.) explores the intersection of poetry and philosophy in Vergil's (70-19 BC) Eclogues, based on the assumption that the poet employs the bucolic apparatus partly as a means of exploring philosophical issues relating to the subject of human felicity, issues that were subject to robust debate in contemporary philosophical schools.
Please have a day with us bucolic huntin', shootin' and fishin' types with an egalitarian ethos to jump racing.
The Clintons are planning to trade their almost-modest suburban Chappaqua home for a sprawling 10.9 million dollar estate in the bucolic Westchester town of Bedford Hills, complete with 20 acres of gorgeous land surrounded by New York's elite, reports the New York Post.
A spokesman for Mullock's auctioneers said: "It's curious, to say the least, how an artist whose interests at this stage of his life should be such peaceful and bucolic subjects could turn into the monster he became in later life.
In this bucolic setting, artists from around the world are involved in site-specific projects in all media.
A new generation of gays discovers bucolic beaches and full-frontal nightlife during Gay Spring Break's inaugural debauch, over six weeks from February through April.
It was America's third deadly school shooting in less than a week, and it sent shock waves through Lancaster County's bucolic Amish country, a picturesque landscape of horse-drawn buggies, green pastures and farms, where violent crime is virtually non-existent.
To explore further, you'll want to rent a car: a 12-mile drive through some of Britain's most bucolic countryside leads to the famed Roman city of Bath, noted for its hot springs and the Roman Baths Museum.
When you are out in the countryside, the bucolic landscape and the furrowed fields often mask rural poverty.
The objects chosen, obtained at a secondhand market in Brussels, were replicas of German, French, and Portuguese originals from the eighteenth century, representing domestic court scenes, bucolic settings, and animals (birds, frogs, toads, and lizards).
America At Twelve Miles An Hour: A View From The Edge Of The Road by Phil Shrout is the entertaining story of a summer-long journey the author, at the wry age of fifty-four, made with his wife when they traveled by bicycle from the coast of Oregon through the far stretches of America, including the bucolic South.
Sadly, cities and colleges soon turned to litigation and legislation to settle their differences--a far cry from the collegial and bucolic settings of typical collegetowns.
Fair Trade's pioneers sought the one best way to reform this culture of abuse, and they settled on a bucolic vision of small farms working for the collective good.
Accompanied by his Greek slave, Homer, Aulus leaves his bucolic home for the bustling city of Rome.
He painted common people and bucolic scenes, the innocence of an era quickly disappearing from 19th-century America.