ADJECTIVE
  1. being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
    the divine Shakespeare
    an elysian meal
    an inspired performance
    her pies were simply divine
  2. relating to the Elysian Fields
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How To Use elysian In A Sentence

  • This man afterwards sold them to Samuel Worthington, a cotton planter of Mississippi; whose letter, in reply to Gerrit Smith, arrived the day we were at his house; and he being in doubt how to effect the redemption of the family, and their safe transportation, thou wilt remember that I agreed to effect both, to what I shall call the Elysian Fields, or, more properly, A Visit to the United States in 1841
  • To desire to keep the old body seems to me to argue a degree of sensual materialism excusable only in those pagans who in their Elysian fields could hope to possess only such a thin, fleeting, dreamy, and altogether funebrial existence, that they might well long for the thicker, more tangible bodily being in which they had experienced the pleasures of a tumultuous life on the upper world. Unspoken Sermons Series One
  • In a career of more than 20 years, Mr. Hickenlooper directed several other feature films, including "The Man From Elysian Fields" (2002), with Andy Garcia in the role of a failed novelist who goes to work as a male escort for a dandyish boss played by Mick Jagger. George Hickenlooper dies: Emmy-winning director was 47
  • We visited the so called Elysian Fields and Avernus: and wandered through various ruined temples, baths, and classic spots; at length we entered the gloomy cavern of the Cumaean Sibyl. The Last Man
  • He feels his adrenaline rounding into a kind of sloshy, Elysian joy.
  • As a student at the University of California he played in a rock band called Elysian Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • The Elysian Fields have smiling groves, grass that is always green, the weather is always fine. No one is ever unhappy or ill.
  • This part of the ocean may be called the Elysian Fields of Neptune's empire; and the torrid zone, notwithstanding Ovid's remark, "non est habitabilis æstu," is rendered healthy and pleasant by these gently-blowing breezes. Wanderings in South America
  • Berlioz wrote a severe test of tuning for unaccompanied choir in the final ‘mystical chorus’, and here the Elysian singers came up trumps.
  • Those that had done well, went to the elysian fields, but evil doers to Cocytus, and to that burning lake of [6399] hell with fire, and brimstone for ever to be tormented. Anatomy of Melancholy
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