These facts may help to explain the scenes which Mr. Trench describes so poetically.
The what is poetically indifferent: it is the how that counts.
Indeed, England has been poetically called Albion, White-land, from this appearance of her coast.
Host, an army, now used only poetically or metaphorically, is from Old Fr.
Beautifully pictured and poetically told legends of Ireland's epic hero Fionn.
Dear Mr. Pegg walking with me beneath them compared them most poetically to oranges.
And if his middle days were politically unhappy, they, and still more his earlier, were poetically fortunate.
These were complimentary, although not poetically expressed.
This allegory, so powerfully and poetically rendered in marble, might have been more appropriately placed.
But there is a passage in Ruskin which poetically explains this possibility.
1520s, from poet + -ic, or else from or influenced by Middle French poetique (c.1400), from Latin poeticus, from Greek poietikos "pertaining to poetry," literally "creative, productive," from poietos "made," verbal adjective of poiein "to make" (see poet). Related: Poetics (1727). Poetic justice "ideal justice as portrayed in plays and stories" is from 1670s. Poetic license attested by 1733.
Earlier adjective was poetical (late 14c.); also obsolete poetly (mid-15c.). Related: Poetically (early 15c.).