- lucrezia borgia,
Origin of lucubration
Examples from the Web for lucubration
Mr. Charming is a boon, and we would not have missed his lucubration on any account.
The "gentlemen of the police and the gendarmerie" shrugged their shoulders and paid no attention to this lucubration.The Confessions of Arsne Lupin|Maurice Leblanc
Father Bougeant calls his lucubration a new system of philosophy; but this is not strictly true.The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals|Edmund P. Evans
How was it that the capitalist had put his signature to such a lucubration?Sentimental Education, Volume II|Gustave Flaubert
I am only glad to see that Henry is himself ashamed of his lucubration.Young Blood|E. W. Hornung
1590s, "literary work showing signs of too-careful elaboration," from Latin lucubrationem (nominative lucubratio) "nocturnal study, night work," noun of action from past participle stem of lucubrare, literally "to work by artificial light," from stem of lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)).