Definition of angelica:
- "The Lost Despatch", Natalie Sumner Lincoln.
" If Roland was not a more graceful person than your worship has described," said the curate, " it is no wonder that the fair Lady Angelica rejected him and left him for the gaiety, liveliness, and grace of that budding- bearded little Moor to whom she surrendered herself; and she showed her sense in falling in love with the gentle softness of Medoro rather than the roughness of Roland."- "The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
Is not the beat of the horse's hoofs as rapid to Angelica pursued as the throbs of her own heart huddling upon one another in terror, while it is slow to Sister Anne, as the pulse that pauses between hope and fear, as she listens on the tower for rescue, and would have the rider " spur, though mounted on the wind"?- "The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays", James Russell Lowell.