Origin of Vergilian
Examples from the Web for virgilian
His ear is good, and his rhythm, with a few exceptions, musical and Virgilian.
Dobell's mouth was ever full of very pretty Latinity, for the most part Virgilian.My First Book:|Various
As when a fox, emerging from the tangled covert——But I cannot pursue the Virgilian method any further.
But James had nothing but cold water and Virgilian quotations for his son's ardour.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.|John Lothrop Motley
An earthquake, slight but real, has stirred the ever-wakeful Vesta of the brain to this Virgilian quotation.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece|John Addington Symonds
1510s, from Latin Virgilianus "of or characteristic of the Roman poet Virgil" (Publius Vergilius Maro, 70-19 B.C.E.). Also in Virgilian lots (Latin sortes Virgilianae), opening Virgil at random as an oracle.