Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
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Picturesque (Page: 1084)
Pic`tur*esque" (?), a.
What is picturesque as placed in relation to the beautiful and the sublime? It is . . . the characteristic pushed into a sensible excess. De Quincey. --
Pic`tur*esque"ly, adv. -- Pic`tur*esque"ness, n.