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- By degrees they become more definitely didactic, and at last allegorical moralising masters them as it does almost every other kind of poetry in the fourteenth century. - "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
- That he did not meet with unqualified success was due, as we have seen, to his one- sided didactic tendency. - "The Influence of India and Persia on the Poetry of Germany", Arthur F. J. Remy.
- The principal difficulty in your case, remarked Holmes, in his didactic fashion, lay in the fact of there being too much evidence. - "Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes", Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.