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Shelleyan

[shel-ee-uh n] /ˈʃɛl i ən/
adjective
1.
Also, Shellian. of, relating to, or characteristic of Percy Bysshe Shelley or his works.
noun
2.
a student or admirer of the works of Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Origin of Shelleyan
1840-1850
1840-50; Shelley + -an
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  • Thus Wordsworth shrank back into Toryism, as it were, from a Shelleyan extreme of pantheism as yet disembodied.

  • Two different views are taken of this marriage by Shelleyan writers.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • But even the Shelleyan enthusiasts will admit that the tenor of the reply was something Hogg might have remembered.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • That is a fact which the Shelleyan enthusiasts take care we should not forget.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • Yet, though the Shelleyan affinities of Browning are here visible enough, his point of view is clearly distinct.

    Robert Browning C. H. Herford
  • A subsequent passage of his second Shelleyan paper indicates that this was the case.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • And yet the Shelleyan enthusiasts go on stubbornly asserting that the poets conduct had nothing to do with the decision.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • But critical persons will be less readily satisfied of the truth of any such story than the Shelleyan enthusiasts imagine.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • But though they are foredoomed to failure, the Shelleyan Socialists have done and are doing no little harm to individuals.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • In this last particular he held firmly to the main article of Shelleyan worldly wisdom.

    The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2) John Cordy Jeaffreson

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