Noun(1) an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll(2) a musical composition that evokes rural life(3) a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
(1) Now the proposals have been approved by planning officers and the final hurdle to the creation of their perfect rural idyll has been crossed.(2) And were any of the shops in this mono-cultural rural idyll aware that it is the Jewish festival of Purim?(3) On the big screen, however, Oban has always been portrayed as a pastoral idyll .(4) Public entertainment can go ahead at the Barge Inn at Honeystreet despite some strenuous opposition from neighbours wanting to preserve their rural idyll .(5) the rural idyll remains strongly evocative in most industrialized societies(6) But in the weeks ahead the concept of Europe is going to be more than just a bureaucratic nightmare or a holiday idyll .(7) The ├ö├ç├┐quality of life index├ö├ç├û suggests the happiest Scots live in the Highlands where the rural idyll of low crime, a strong sense of community and good health remains largely intact.(8) Some highlights from the research shows that those firms looking beyond Dublin to get out of the traffic jams may not fare any better by chasing the rural idyll .(9) If the first half of the novel is an idyll , the second half shifts to romance.(10) Born in 1901, her childhood was a happy idyll enough until World War One awakened her to reality.(11) Patchett takes her time getting there, but by the climax of her story, you find yourself hoping that the idyll will - somehow, magically - last.(12) Lambs are the icons of the rural idyll , the faces that grace a thousand Lake District postcards and the sight that brightens the spirits of even the most jaded commuters as they flash past Cumbrian hills.(13) But just as it was in Buchan's day, the idyll is illusory.(14) Just like Rousseau, Finlay has created an art which sets the notion of the Arcadian idyll against mankind's extreme barbarity.(15) And then aspects of war burst upon their peaceful idyll .(16) Goth, however, was one style that did achieve some form of visibility - although you'll note that I say the late 1980s because, like most things, it took a few years to make its way out to our rural idyll .
2. pastoral ::
3. pastorale ::
Different Formsidyll, idyllic, idylls
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