Usage examples for Detaching

  1. This detaching of Freneau's portion from the complete work destroyed at the outset the original unity of the piece. – The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III) by Philip Freneau
  2. And that, too, is a fact of surpassing wonder: what is the delicate instrument that registers, with no seeming volition, these amazing pictures, and preserves them thus with so fantastic a care, retouching them, fashioning them anew, detaching from the picture every sordid detail, till each is as a lyric, inexpressible, exquisite, too fine for words to touch? – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson