Il Penseroso

[ il pen-suh-roh-soh; Italian eel pen-se-raw-saw ]

  1. a poem (1632) by John Milton.

Words Nearby Il Penseroso Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Il Penseroso in a sentence

  • Il Penseroso is not more different from L'Allegro than was my anticipation from the charming reality.

    Country Lodgings | Mary Russell Mitford
  • Burke was certain that Milton composed Il Penseroso in the long, resounding aisle of a mouldering cloister, or ivied abbey.

  • The shower is past, and the sun appears, but Il Penseroso finds its beams flaring and distasteful.

    Minor Poems by Milton | John Milton
  • Now, we have prefixed the hackneyed line of Il Penseroso to our paper, because it is a definition of the essence of the beautiful.

  • L'Allegro has done with him, and Il Penseroso claims him for its own!

    The Book of Christmas | Thomas K. Hervey