Every designer deserves a degree of poetic license, leeway to shock and provoke.
And did you and Mr. Munger regard your statement concerning the Chinese prince as poetic license?
I have taken very little "poetic license" with their traditions; none, whatever, with their customs and superstitions.
While they may have employed a poetic license in their construction, the facts themselves were not lost out of sight.
It is only by something akin to poetic license that we can speak of lower and higher strata of mind.
We may accordingly dismiss the idea that there is any real foundation for such belief, and regard it as a poetic license.
By poetic license, quite pardonable when assumed by Austin Dobson or by Praed, we speak of the leisure of the eighteenth century.
These lines imply an attitude unknown to contemporary waltzers, but the description involves no poetic license.
There is no poetic license, no picturesque exaggeration in this statement.
The numbers given here are an instance of the poetic license.