Examples of usage:

  1. They preceded the ambassadors, who, four in number, represented in a gorgeous manner the most mythological of the chivalrous kingdoms of the sixteenth century. "Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
  2. Le Mesge explained it to us yesterday in polite mythological terms. "Atlantida" by Pierre Benoit
  3. They endeavoured with much detail to represent either an ideal life of distinguished and refined persons, under entirely foreign conditions, such as antique shepherds, and foreign princes without nationalities; this was done by the highly educated; or they tried at least to ennoble common life, by introducing into it abstractions not less coarse and soulless, virtues and vices, mythological and allegorical figures; or they caught endless materials from the lowest circles of life, to whom they felt themselves superior, but in whose strange mode of life there was something alluring: they depicted strollers or represented clowns and fools; and this last development of art was the soundest. "Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
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