There is some poetry in this composition, but it alternates with very prosaic details.
On his return to France, a sadder and practically a wiser man, he settled down to very prosaic work.
A very prosaic explanation of this nocturnal noise is given by Judson.
That was Howie to a tee; totally dispassionate and prosaic, ready to join the gang and do someone else's bidding but seldom a decision maker.
The greater part of the Koran is decidedly prosaic; much of it indeed is stiff in style.
For instance, he employs rhyme in dealing with the most prosaic subjects, and thus produces the disagreeable effect of incongruity between style and matter.
Schelling was the main philosophical lion of the time; and in some quarters Hegel was spoken of as a new champion summoned to help him in his struggle with the more prosaic continuators of Kant.
He tells his fable and draws the moral with businesslike directness and simplicity; his language is terse and clear, but thoroughly prosaic, though it occasionally attains a dignity bordering on eloquence.
The suras of the third Meccan period, which form a fairly large part of our present Koran, are almost entirely prosaic.
Even to the prosaic religion of old Rome, with its narrow original conception and multitude of.
But it is easy to understand the half-despairing adoration with which a shrewd and somewhat prosaic person like Joinville must have regarded this flower of chivalry born out of due time.