Let it be noted, however, that the lyrist has used a poetic licence in his dates.
The "beauty" seems a poetic licence; Swift says the lady squinted "like a dragon."
This was poetic licence; as a matter of fact, Aram started for Knaresborough in a post-chaise.
Of course, this is a poetic licence: these men and women cannot have been at one and the same time in Chopin's salon.
This word is only used by poetic licence, and must not be construed literally.
poetic licence is used here; it was not the earth, but the water, which swallowed the Egyptians.
This was generally said to be done by “poetic licence,” or metri gratia.
The omission of "them" after "call" exceeds the bounds of poetic licence.
The Cheviots are hills rather than the "mountains blue" of poetic licence.
Page 6: 'toughtest' may be correct (poetic licence), or a typo for 'toughest'.