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pastoral

emanating from or pertaining to the use of land for pasture.

pastoral rearing
raising of young, after weaning, on pasture where they are more susceptible to nutritional deficiencies and parasitic infestation than young reared indoors.
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Unlike more conventional Quebecois films, including Carle's own Maria Chapdelaine (1983), there are only brief flashes of bucolic lyricism.
This study offers a close reading of Virgil's Eclogues with a focus both on how it conveys the concept of gardens and the bucolic landscape, and how classical Roman painting and literature influenced the poet's vision.
Binns says his move away from London to bucolic Somerset played a role in the band focusing on its softer side while finding harmony in the studio.
In one case, a vague, blotted scene of two men and what looks like a goat--it would seem bucolic, if the man on the right didn't look as if he was going to club the animal to death--slowly floats across the black void as Desnos recalls Breton's growing concern about the psychological consequences of their reckless dedication to daydreaming.
New Hampshire is the bucolic setting for prestigious Dartmouth College.
Almodovar has said he was struck by Masurca's "vitality and optimism, its bucolic air, and those unexpected images of painful beauty which made me cry from pure pleasure.
Called Pond Manor at Roxbury, the new enclave will consist of a mixture of 42 waterside Townhomes and Manor-style residences set on a bucolic five-acre site, according to James Cahill, Vice President for the Woodbridge, N.
The site lies on Barnards Farm, a bucolic retreat in rural Essex owned by Bernard and Sylvia Holmes.
Tourists still come to see the war sites, and to visit the bucolic Walden Pond that Thoreau celebrated.
Nevertheless this bucolic frolic indeed exerted phenomenal influence on the development of pastoral drama, "spawning in Italy alone over 200 plays by 1700" (xviii).
The author's lilting phrases and poetic grace evoke memorable scenes of a bucolic setting.
In that unlikely urban bucolic setting, the notion seems preposterous.