Sentence Examples


  • It is in these works more than in any others that the peculiar quality of Voltaire - ironic style without exaggeration - appears.
  • But the form Querouailles was commonly used in England, where it was corrupted into Carwell or Carewell, perhaps with an ironic reference to the care which the duchess took to fill her pocket.
  • His Gedichte (1837), if anything, increased his reputation; his epics, Die Nibelungen inn Frack (1843) and Der Pfaff vom Kahlenberg (1850), are characterized by a fine ironic humour.
  • His ironic romance, Martin Birck's Youth, created a sensation in 1901.
  • Lucian of Samosata achieved a brilliant success with his ironic dialogues "Of the Gods," "Of the Dead," "Of Love" and "Of the Courtesans."

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