Scudery, brother of the celebrated Mademoiselle Scudery, was a true Parnassian bully.
Barrs imbibed from the Parnassian poetic group his artistic remoteness.
But his fiction leaves me cold, as Parnassian poetry did others, but not me.
In his first two books he had been a realist and a Parnassian.
In Leconte de Lisle the Parnassian movement seems to crystallize.
But when Pope undertakes to hunt down the vermin of literature, this is no distraction of the Parnassian realm by civil war.
It is a Parnassian Samain, but always personal, even in grandiloquence.
Apollo rose, his brow wreathed with Parnassian laurel, while his robe of Tyrian purple swept the ground.
Twined with the wreaths Parnassian laurels yield, Or reaped in iron harvests of the field?
If I am to be a thoroughfare, I prefer that it be of the mountain-brooks, the Parnassian streams, and not the town-sewers.