Sentence Examples with the word florid

One is fair-haired, florid and blue-eyed; the other, more frequent among the Carpathians, is dark, resembling the southern Italians.

Former was the leading representative of the Asiatic or florid style of oratory, and, like other members of the aristocracy, such as C.Memmius and L.

The typical objects from South Russia were jewellery, pottery, terra-cottas, and glass, mostly of florid Greek style.

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Her own account of her escape is, as usual, so florid that it provokes the question whether she was really in any danger.

They range from the rough and noble pathos of Egil, the mystic obscurity of Kormak, the pride and grief of Hallfred, and the marvellous fluency of Sighvat, to the florid intricacy of Einar and Markus.

It is full of youthful enthusiasm and is written in florid language.

A third and still loftier tower, the upper part of which, in the florid Gothic style, is modern, surmounts the crossing.

These two small books contain the earliest and most systematic of all Ruskin's efforts to depict a new social Utopia: they contain a vehement repudiation of the orthodox formulas of the economists; and they are for the most part written in a trenchant but simple style, in striking contrast to the florid and discursive form of his works on art.

In mastery of prose language he has never been surpassed, when he chose to curb his florid imagination and his discursive eagerness of soul.

He had much taste and love for music, and considerable gifts as an orator of a florid type.