Sentence Examples with the word mannerism

When therefore he, after the lapse of years, resumed his pen, the mannerism which he had contracted while he was in the constant habit of elaborate composition was less perceptible than formerly, and his diction frequently had a colloquial ease which it had formerly wanted.

There is none of the mannerism of a long tradition, but a nobility pervades them which has no self-consciousness.

The elaborate treatment of the drapery enveloping these female figures suggests an approach to the mannerism of later times; this and other indications point to the probability that the balustrade was added in the latter years of the Peloponnesian War.

View more

This drama very early freed itself from the pseudo-classic mannerism which imposed on taste in Italy and France.