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  • The lyric and epic poems of Stephen GyongyOsi, who sang the deeds of Maria Szechy, the heroine of Murany, Murdnyi Venus (Kassa, 1664), are samples rather of a general improvement in the style than of the purity of the language.

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  • He also drew up select lists of epic and lyric poets.

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  • Joseph Kiss in 1876 brought out a few lyric and epic poems of considerable merit.

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  • Joseph Kiss in 1876 brought out a few lyric and epic poems of considerable merit.

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  • The new comedy of Greece was probably limited for the most part to scenes written in the metres of dialogue; it remained for Plautus, as Leo has shown, to enliven his plays with cantica modelled on the contemporary lyric verse of Greece or Magna Graecia, which was in its turn a development of the dramatic lyrics of Euripides.

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  • The most noteworthy writers of the Conqueror's reign are, after Ahmed and Sinan, the two lyric poets Nejati and Zati, whose verses show a considerable improvement upon those of Ahmed Pasha, the romantic poets Jemali and Hamdi, and the poetesses Zeyneb and Mihri.

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  • Among lyric poets are J.

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  • for "master-singer"), the name given to the German lyric poets of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries, who carried on and developed the traditions of the medieval Minnesingers.

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  • Scenery and incident are more varied, and the poet has an opportunity for a more lyric interpretation of motive and character.

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  • His works bear the title "operas" because, though written mainly in prose, they contain songs which Silva introduced in imitation of the true operas which then held the fancy of the public. He was also a lyric poet of real merit, combining correctness of form with a pretty inspiration and real feeling.

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  • In their lyric and elegiac poetry there is much worthy of admiration.

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  • mark the beginning of a new epoch in German lyric poetry.

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  • It was a happy thought that dictated the plan of the book, to furnish a meditative religious lyric for each Sunday of the year, and for each saint's day and festival of the English Church.

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  • If it was found necessary to transpose the Aeolic Homer, why did the Aeolic lyric verse escape?

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  • As the medieval lyric decayed, more and more attention was given to the externals of poetic composition, the form, the number of syllables, the melody; and it was such externals that attracted the interest of these burgher-poets.

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  • To replace it Mr Shaw wrote Mrs Warren's Profession, a powerful but disagreeable play, which was rejected by the censor and not presented until the 5th of January 1902, when it was privately given by the Stage Society at the New Lyric Theatre.

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  • Another pleasing lyric poet of this period was Ladislaus Amade, the naturalness and genuine sentiment of whose lightly running verses are suggestive of the love songs of Italian authors.

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  • Iulis was the birthplace of the lyric poets Simonides and Bacchylides, the philosophers Prodicus and Ariston, and the physician Erasistratus; the excellence of its laws was so generally recognized that the title of Cean Laws passed into a proverb.

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  • It is as a lyric poet that Goethe's supremacy is least likely to be challenged; he has given his nation, whose highest literary expression has in all ages been essentially lyric, its greatest songs.

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  • Other lyric poets were Phanocles, Hermesianax, Alexander of Aetolia and Lycophron.

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  • Other precursors of the modern school were the poet and philologist Francis Verseghy, whose works extend to nearly forty volumes; the gifted didactic prose writer, Joseph 'Carman; the metrical rhymster, Gideon Raday; the lyric poets, Ssentjebi Szabo, Janos Bacsanyi, and the short-lived Gabriel Dayka, whose posthumous " Verses " were published in 1813 by Kazinczy.

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  • 4-21, which is as brilliant with the glow of lyric enthusiasm as the stern prophecy which precedes it is, from the same point of view, dull and uninspiring.

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  • The flock included intelligent pupils, empty-headed imitators, and romantic natures who turned philosophy into lyric measures.

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  • And, again, it was an actual passion - that for Marianne von Willemer, whom he met in 1814 and 1815 - which rekindled in him the lyric fire.

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  • JOnas Hallgrimsson, who died in 1844, is the father of a separate school in Icelandic lyric poetry.

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  • Her lyric poetry, thanks to her temperament, and possibly to her musical training, was her highest literary form: she published Passion Flowers (anonymously, 1854), Words for the Hour (1856), Later Lyrics (1866), and From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New (1898); her most popular poem is The Battle Hymn of the Republic, written to the old folk-tune associated with the song of "John Brown's Body," when Mrs Howe was at the front in 1861, and published (Feb.

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  • 12, 13, describing Solomon's building of the Temple, show how great national occurrences and the deeds of ancient Israelitish heroes stimulated the national genius for poetry, and evoked lyric songs, suffused with religious feeling, by which their memory was perpetuated.

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  • STESICHORUS (c. 640-555 B.C.), Greek lyric poet, a native of Himera in Sicily, or of Mataurus a Locrian colony in the south of Italy.

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  • It is possible that the floating of the head of Orpheus to Lesbos has reference to the fact that the island was the first home of lyric poetry, and may be symbolical of the route taken by the Aeolian emigrants from Thessaly on their way to their new home in Asia Minor.

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  • Exquisite as was already his susceptibility to beauty and his mastership of the rarest poetic material, we cannot doubt that Chenier was preparing for still higher flights of lyric passion and poetic intensity.

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  • The forms of poetical composition chiefly cultivated by the Alexandrians were epic and lyric, or elegiac. Great epics are wanting; but in their place, as might almost have been expected, are found the historical and the didactic or expository epics.

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  • As a lyric poet Petofi naturally gave expression to present moods and feelings; as an epic poet Arany plunged into the past.

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  • The success encouraged him to begin a new tragedy, Die V erschworung des Fiesco zu Genua, and he edited a lyric Anthologie auf das Jahr 1782, to which he was himself the chief contributor.

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  • Under Goethe's stimulus he won fresh laurels in that domain of philosophical lyric which he had opened with Die Kiinstler; and in Das Ideal and das Leben, Die Macht des Gesanges, Wiirde der Frauen, and Der Spaziergang, he produced masterpieces of reflective poetry which have not their equal in German literature.

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  • The success encouraged him to begin a new tragedy, Die V erschworung des Fiesco zu Genua, and he edited a lyric Anthologie auf das Jahr 1782, to which he was himself the chief contributor.

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  • As far as the diction itself is concerned, the lyric outbursts of the chorus gave Schiller's genius an opportunity of which he was not slow to avail himself.

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  • TIMOCREON, of Ialysus in Rhodes, Greek lyric poet, flourished about 480 B.C. During the Persian wars he had been banished on suspicion of "medism."

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  • He is at home alike in the epic and the lyric, the tragic and the comic poets, and his knowledge of the prose writers is very extensive.

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  • The lyric poems of Kolcsey can hardly be surpassed, whilst his orations, and markedly the Emlek beszed Kazinczy felett (Commemorative Speech on Kazinczy), exhibit not only his own powers, but the singular excellence of the Magyar language as an oratorical medium.

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  • Soon afterwards a classified catalogue of dramatists, epic and lyric poets, legislators, philosophers, historians, orators and rhetoricians, and miscellaneous writers, with a brief biography of each, was produced by the scholar and poet Callimachus (fl.

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  • He also composed commentaries on the lyric and comic poets and on Thucydides and Demosthenes; part of his commentary on this last author was first published in 1904.

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  • Lyric poets (9): Alcman, Alcaeus, Sappho, Stesichorus, Pindar, Bacchylides, Ibycus, Anacreon, Simonides of Ceos.

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  • Stesichorus indeed made a new departure by using lyric poetry to celebrate gods and heroes rather than human feelings and passions; this is what Quintilian (Instit.

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  • His various and unceasing productiveness, his freshness and vigour, and the inexhaustible richness of his lyric versatility, early brought Drachmann to the front and kept him there.

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  • In 1776 some specimens of Schiller's lyric poetry had appeared in a magazine, and in1777-1778he completed his drama, Die Rduber, which was read surreptitiously to an admiring circle of schoolmates.

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  • He is at home alike in the epic and the lyric, the tragic and the comic poets, and his knowledge of the prose writers is very extensive.

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  • The Teatro Chiabrera was erected in 1853 in honour of the lyric poet Chiabrera, who was born and buried in Savona.

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  • Among the famous dramatic pieces of this epoch was the Andre Chenier (1843) of Edouard Wacken (1819-1861), who was a lyric rather than a dramatic poet; also the comedies of Louis Labarre (1810-1892) and of Henri Delmotte (1822-1884).

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  • Stesichorus of Himera (c. 632-556 B.C.) holds a great place among the lyric poets of Greece, and some place in the political history of Sicily as the opponent of Phalaris.

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  • The Gothic Society eventually included certain younger men than these - Arvid August Afzelius (1785-1871), the first editor of the Swedish folk-songs; Gustaf Vilhelm Gumaelius (1789-1877), who has been somewhat pretentiously styled " The Swedish Walter Scott," author of the historical novel of Tord Bonde; Baron Bernhard von Beskow (q.v.; 1796-1868), lyrist and dramatist; and Karl August Nicander (1799-1839), a lyric poet who approached the Phosphorists in manner.

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  • Wherever we were wounded and stricken her heart bled in sympathy, and all our maladies and miseries evoked from her a lyric wail."

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  • We will examine these works briefly, grouping them into narrative, didactic, hagiographic, lyric, satiric and dramatic literature.

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  • As an original but rather heavy lyric and didactic poet we may mention Peter Vajda, who was, moreover, the translator of Bulwer's " Night and Morning."

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  • Casa is chiefly remarkable as the leader of a reaction in lyric poetry against the universal imitation of Petrarch, and as the originator of a style, which, if less soft and elegant, was more nervous and majestic than that which it replaced.

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  • Casa is chiefly remarkable as the leader of a reaction in lyric poetry against the universal imitation of Petrarch, and as the originator of a style, which, if less soft and elegant, was more nervous and majestic than that which it replaced.

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  • Several of the already mentioned lyric and epic poets were occasional writers also for the drama.

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  • He was distinguished for his strength and his handsome person, for the wisdom of his sayings, the acuteness of his riddles and the beauty of his lyric poetry.

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  • '" (Prologue, 223 f.) One of the finest productions of Anglo-Norman lyric poetry written in the end of the 13th century, is the Plainte d'amour (Vising, Goteborg, 1905; Romania xiii.

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  • This includes many English prose treatises by Rolle, some beautiful examples of his lyric poems, and other treatises in prose and verse from northern MSS., some of which are attributed to Rolle, and others to his followers.

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  • Five extensive diwans testify to his versatility in all branches of lyric poetry, and nine large inathnawIs to his mastership in the epic line.

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  • 1677), who is commonly called the creator of a new style in lyric poetry, and, among the most modern, Hatif of I~fahan, the singer of sweet and tasteful odes (died about 1785), deserve a passing notice.

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  • It was dedicated with great ceremony, probably between 430 and 420 B.C., and the famous Timotheus, son of Thersander, carried off the magnificent prize for a lyric ode against all comers.

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  • Portuguese literature is distinguished by the wealth and variety of its lyric poetry, by its primacy in bucolic verse and prose, by the number of its epics and historical books, by the relative slightness of the epistolary element, and by the almost complete absence of the memoir.

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  • Already by the end of the 12th century the lyric poetry of the troubadours had found cultivators in Portugal, and a few compositions which have come down to us bear a date slightly anterior to the year 1200.

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  • Epic poetry in Portugal developed much later than lyric, but the signal victory of the united Christian hosts over the Moors at the battle of the Salado in 1340 gave occasion to an epic by Alphonso Giraldes of which some fragments remain.

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  • Camoens (q.v.) is, as Schlegel remarked, an entire literature in himself, and some critics rate him even higher as a lyric than as an epic poet.

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  • The return of SA de Miranda from Italy operated to transform the drama as well as lyric poetry.

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  • From a literary as from Lyric a political point of view the 17th century found Poetry.

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  • The most considered poets of the day joined the Arcadia and Lyric individually wrote much excellent verse, but they Latin authors were the models they chose, and Gargao, the most prominent Arcadian, composed the Cantata de Dido, a gem of ancient art, as well as some charming sonnets to friends and elegant odes and epistles.

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  • Many other genuine bards might be mentioned, because the Portuguese race can boast of an unceasing flow of lyric poetry.

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  • In the social drama, Ernesto Biester, and in comedy Fernando Caldeira, also no mean lyric poet, are two of the principal names, and the latter's pieces, A Mantilha da Renda and A Madrugada, have a delicacy and vivacity which justifies their success.

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  • Of his many collections of lyric poems Rok na jihu (a year in the south), Poute k Eldoradu (pilgrimages to Eldorado) and Sonety Samotare (sonnets of a recluse) have particular value.

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  • In 1865, when he had practically given up "transcendentalism," his church building was sold and his congregation began to worship in Lyric Hall under the name of the Independent Liberal Church; in 1875 they removed to the Masonic Temple, but four years later illhealth compelled Frothingham's resignation, and the church dissolved.

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  • In 1851 appeared The Golden Legend, a long lyric drama based upon Hartmann von Aue's beautiful story of self-sacrifice, Der arme Heinrich.

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  • But through all the periods of his life his view of the world was essentially religious and subjective, and, consequently, his manner of dealing with it hymnal or lyric. This fact, even more than his merits as an artist, serves to account for his immense popularity.

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  • His mode of treatment is subjective and lyric. No matter what form his works assume, whether the epic, as in Evangeline, The Courtship of Miles Standish and Hiawatha, the dramatic, as in The Spanish Student, The Golden Legend and The Mask of Pandora, or the didactic, as in The Psalm of Life and many of the minor poems; they are all subjective.

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  • The love-songs of the time are primitive imitations of the NeoGreek lyric dithyrambs and rhapsodies, which through the teaching of the princes .of Walachia were considered as the fountainhead of poetical inspiration.

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  • Although a Quaker, he had a polemical spirit; men seeing Whittier only in his saintly age knew little of the fire wherewith, setting aside ambition and even love, he maintained his warfare against the " national crime," employing action, argument and lyric scorn.

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  • The odes which he published at the age of twenty, admirable for their spontaneous fervour and fluency, might have been merely the work of a marvellous boy; the ballads which followed them two years later revealed him as a great poet, a natural master of lyric and creative song.

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  • That their author was one of the greatest elegiac and lyric poets ever born into the world, any one of these volumes would amply suffice to prove.

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  • La Esmeralda, the libretto of an opera founded on his great tragic romance of Notre-Dame de Paris, is a miracle of lyric melody and of skilful adaptation.

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  • In the deathless volume of Chatiments, which appeared in 1853, his indignation, his genius, and his faith found such utterance and such expression as must recall to the student alternately the lyric inspiration of Coleridge and Shelley, the prophetic inspiration of Dante and Isaiah, the satiric inspiration of Juvenal and Dryden.

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  • Between this opening and this close the pageant of history and of legend, marshalled and vivified by the will and the hand of the poet, ranges through an infinite variety of action and passion, of light and darkness, of terror and pity, of lyric rapture and of tragic triumph.

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  • TELESILLA, Greek poetess, a native of Argos, one of the so-called nine lyric muses.

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  • But in his plays, as in the early tragedies generally, the dramatic element was subordinate to the lyric element as represented by the chorus and the dance.

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  • In form all these poems belong to two or three classes: - kvioa, an epic " cantilena "; tal, a genealogical poem; drapa, songs of praise, &c., written in modifications of the old Teutonic metre which we know in Beowulf; galdr and lokkr, spell and charm songs in a more lyric measure; and mal, a dialogue poem, and liod, a lay, in elegiac measure suited to the subject.

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  • Other writers representative of Croatian literature before 1867 were the lyric poet Stanko Vraz (1810-1851) and Dragutin Rakovac (1813-1854), the author of many patriotic songs.

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  • CAESIUS BASSUS, a Roman lyric poet, who lived in the reign of Nero.

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  • 1.96) goes so far as to say that, with the exception of Horace, he was the only lyric poet worth reading.

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  • 1 Bartsch and others ascribe its authorship, with much plausibility, to an Austrian knight of the race of Kiirenberg, the earliest of the courtly lyric poets, whose lyrics are written in the Nibelung strophe.

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  • Thus compare Kiirenberg's lyric (Lachmann and Haupt, Des Minnesangs Friihling, 4th ed., F.

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  • They possess that lyric note of personal utterance which the public prizes in a man already famous.

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  • Our thanks go to Franks for his use of jazz influences to compliment his excellent lyric content, and King for writing some of the great soul classics.

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  • This was a funky, rhythm ân blues number with some impressive guitar acrobatics wrapping round the lyric.

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  • ARCHIVE At present, the Linen Hall Library, Belfast, houses the Lyric Theater's extensive archive At present, the Linen Hall Library, Belfast, houses the Lyric Theater's extensive archive.

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  • In 1981 she successfully auditioned for a place in the new Lyric Youth Theater.

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  • Erwin Schrott was a superb Figaro, a real lyric baritone with a feel for the humor and the heart of this character.

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  • These lyric segments, deemed offensive by the moral majority have been joined together by Correa to form an absurd musical collage.

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  • courtly lyric poetry in 14th century France.

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  • daft lyric forming the candy coat around an extremely hard nut!

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  • Without the eerie drone of the song and the marriage of word and music, the lyric seems a mere doodle.

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  • The Lyric glee singers gave a varied selection of glee singers gave a varied selection of glees, songs &c, in a most artistic manner.

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  • intones the lyric in a cold monotone making for a grim but groovin ' piece of bare-boned funk.

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  • johnny paycheck take this job and shove it lyric.

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  • laconic voice, the easy manner with a lyric, the comfortable presence with an audience.

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  • lyric poetry exploits the full range of meaning implicit in words.

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  • lyric poets in every Peninsular region except Catalonia.

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  • lyric poem cannot cover the whole territory of a given topic.

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  • lyric booklet.. .

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  • Now it's just ousted " today's lyric " for me.

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  • His main research interests are in Greek literary papyrology and the Greek lyric poets.

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  • About download it job description charlotte it jobs, johnny paycheck take this job and shove it lyric.

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  • A lyric poem cannot cover the whole territory of a given topic.

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  • He quotes lyric poets as often as he does Beckett.

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  • It was the idiom of lyric poets in every Peninsular region except Catalonia.

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  • Sappho was a much-admired Greek lyric poetess, who taught the arts on the Greek island of Lesbos.

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  • On the other hand lyric poetry exploits the full range of meaning implicit in words.

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  • Venice is a lyric soprano and singing teacher from London.

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  • Ian Partridge is one of Britain s leading lyric tenors.

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  • Not so on ' Heartland ' tho, the vocal and guitar are both delicate and genuinely touching, the lyric is touching.

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  • trite lyric has some depth for those who care to look, and this arrangement exploits this to the full.

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  • twiddleerlaine is correcting proofs of the LP's lyric sheet (more mistakes) and nervously twiddling his pen.

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  • Wherever we were wounded and stricken her heart bled in sympathy, and all our maladies and miseries evoked from her a lyric wail."

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  • Iulis was the birthplace of the lyric poets Simonides and Bacchylides, the philosophers Prodicus and Ariston, and the physician Erasistratus; the excellence of its laws was so generally recognized that the title of Cean Laws passed into a proverb.

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  • TIMOCREON, of Ialysus in Rhodes, Greek lyric poet, flourished about 480 B.C. During the Persian wars he had been banished on suspicion of "medism."

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  • The new comedy of Greece was probably limited for the most part to scenes written in the metres of dialogue; it remained for Plautus, as Leo has shown, to enliven his plays with cantica modelled on the contemporary lyric verse of Greece or Magna Graecia, which was in its turn a development of the dramatic lyrics of Euripides.

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  • The best of his lyrical work, excellent for finish and intense sincerity, is his Epistola to Emilio Arrieta, and had he chosen to dedicate himself to lyric poetry, he might possibly have ranked with the best of Spain's modern singers; as it is, he is a very considerable poet who affects the dramatic form.

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  • It is possible that the floating of the head of Orpheus to Lesbos has reference to the fact that the island was the first home of lyric poetry, and may be symbolical of the route taken by the Aeolian emigrants from Thessaly on their way to their new home in Asia Minor.

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  • Scenery and incident are more varied, and the poet has an opportunity for a more lyric interpretation of motive and character.

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  • The most noteworthy writers of the Conqueror's reign are, after Ahmed and Sinan, the two lyric poets Nejati and Zati, whose verses show a considerable improvement upon those of Ahmed Pasha, the romantic poets Jemali and Hamdi, and the poetesses Zeyneb and Mihri.

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  • The principal authorities for Montrose's career are Wishart's Res gestae, eec. (Amsterdam, 5647); Patrick Gordon's Short Abridgment of Britane's Distemper (Spalding Club); and the comprehensive work of Napier, Memorials of Montrose, is abundantly documented, containing Montrose's poetry, in which is included his celebrated lyric "My dear and only love."

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  • The lyric and epic poems of Stephen GyongyOsi, who sang the deeds of Maria Szechy, the heroine of Murany, Murdnyi Venus (Kassa, 1664), are samples rather of a general improvement in the style than of the purity of the language.

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  • Not only as a philosophic and didactic writer, but also as a lyric and dramatic poet he surpassed all his contemporaries.

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  • Another pleasing lyric poet of this period was Ladislaus Amade, the naturalness and genuine sentiment of whose lightly running verses are suggestive of the love songs of Italian authors.

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  • Other precursors of the modern school were the poet and philologist Francis Verseghy, whose works extend to nearly forty volumes; the gifted didactic prose writer, Joseph 'Carman; the metrical rhymster, Gideon Raday; the lyric poets, Ssentjebi Szabo, Janos Bacsanyi, and the short-lived Gabriel Dayka, whose posthumous " Verses " were published in 1813 by Kazinczy.

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  • The lyric poems of Kolcsey can hardly be surpassed, whilst his orations, and markedly the Emlek beszed Kazinczy felett (Commemorative Speech on Kazinczy), exhibit not only his own powers, but the singular excellence of the Magyar language as an oratorical medium.

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  • As an original but rather heavy lyric and didactic poet we may mention Peter Vajda, who was, moreover, the translator of Bulwer's " Night and Morning."

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  • Among lyricists were: Coloman Toth, who is also the author of several epic and dramatic pieces; John Vajda, whose Kisebb Koltemenyek (Minor Poems), published by the Kisfaludy society in 1872, are partly written in the mode of Heine, and are of a pleasing but melancholy character; Joseph Levay, known also as the translator of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Taming of the Shrew and Henry I V.; and Paul Gyulai, who, not only as a faultless lyric and epic poet, but as an impartial critical writer, is highly esteemed, and whose Romhdnyi is justly prized as one of the best Magyar poems that has appeared in modern times.

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  • Several of the already mentioned lyric and epic poets were occasional writers also for the drama.

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  • His works bear the title "operas" because, though written mainly in prose, they contain songs which Silva introduced in imitation of the true operas which then held the fancy of the public. He was also a lyric poet of real merit, combining correctness of form with a pretty inspiration and real feeling.

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  • 4-21, which is as brilliant with the glow of lyric enthusiasm as the stern prophecy which precedes it is, from the same point of view, dull and uninspiring.

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  • for "master-singer"), the name given to the German lyric poets of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries, who carried on and developed the traditions of the medieval Minnesingers.

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  • As the medieval lyric decayed, more and more attention was given to the externals of poetic composition, the form, the number of syllables, the melody; and it was such externals that attracted the interest of these burgher-poets.

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  • We still look to the earlier masters for supreme excellence in particular directions: to Wordsworth for sublime philosophy, to Coleridge for ethereal magic, to Byron for passion, to Shelley for lyric intensity, to Keats for richness.

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  • Exquisite as was already his susceptibility to beauty and his mastership of the rarest poetic material, we cannot doubt that Chenier was preparing for still higher flights of lyric passion and poetic intensity.

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  • The forms of poetical composition chiefly cultivated by the Alexandrians were epic and lyric, or elegiac. Great epics are wanting; but in their place, as might almost have been expected, are found the historical and the didactic or expository epics.

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  • In their lyric and elegiac poetry there is much worthy of admiration.

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  • Other lyric poets were Phanocles, Hermesianax, Alexander of Aetolia and Lycophron.

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  • He was distinguished for his strength and his handsome person, for the wisdom of his sayings, the acuteness of his riddles and the beauty of his lyric poetry.

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  • He also drew up select lists of epic and lyric poets.

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  • Soon afterwards a classified catalogue of dramatists, epic and lyric poets, legislators, philosophers, historians, orators and rhetoricians, and miscellaneous writers, with a brief biography of each, was produced by the scholar and poet Callimachus (fl.

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  • He also composed commentaries on the lyric and comic poets and on Thucydides and Demosthenes; part of his commentary on this last author was first published in 1904.

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  • Lyric poets (9): Alcman, Alcaeus, Sappho, Stesichorus, Pindar, Bacchylides, Ibycus, Anacreon, Simonides of Ceos.

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  • 12, 13, describing Solomon's building of the Temple, show how great national occurrences and the deeds of ancient Israelitish heroes stimulated the national genius for poetry, and evoked lyric songs, suffused with religious feeling, by which their memory was perpetuated.

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  • As a lyric poet Petofi naturally gave expression to present moods and feelings; as an epic poet Arany plunged into the past.

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  • We will examine these works briefly, grouping them into narrative, didactic, hagiographic, lyric, satiric and dramatic literature.

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  • '" (Prologue, 223 f.) One of the finest productions of Anglo-Norman lyric poetry written in the end of the 13th century, is the Plainte d'amour (Vising, Goteborg, 1905; Romania xiii.

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  • This includes many English prose treatises by Rolle, some beautiful examples of his lyric poems, and other treatises in prose and verse from northern MSS., some of which are attributed to Rolle, and others to his followers.

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  • Among the famous dramatic pieces of this epoch was the Andre Chenier (1843) of Edouard Wacken (1819-1861), who was a lyric rather than a dramatic poet; also the comedies of Louis Labarre (1810-1892) and of Henri Delmotte (1822-1884).

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  • Stesichorus of Himera (c. 632-556 B.C.) holds a great place among the lyric poets of Greece, and some place in the political history of Sicily as the opponent of Phalaris.

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  • STESICHORUS (c. 640-555 B.C.), Greek lyric poet, a native of Himera in Sicily, or of Mataurus a Locrian colony in the south of Italy.

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  • Stesichorus indeed made a new departure by using lyric poetry to celebrate gods and heroes rather than human feelings and passions; this is what Quintilian (Instit.

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  • His various and unceasing productiveness, his freshness and vigour, and the inexhaustible richness of his lyric versatility, early brought Drachmann to the front and kept him there.

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  • Owing to the scantiness of published material about Phrygia frequent reference has been made in this article to unpublished 4 The influence which was exerted on Greek music and lyric poetry by the Phrygian music was great; see Marsyas; Olympus.

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  • In 1776 some specimens of Schiller's lyric poetry had appeared in a magazine, and in1777-1778he completed his drama, Die Rduber, which was read surreptitiously to an admiring circle of schoolmates.

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  • Under Goethe's stimulus he won fresh laurels in that domain of philosophical lyric which he had opened with Die Kiinstler; and in Das Ideal and das Leben, Die Macht des Gesanges, Wiirde der Frauen, and Der Spaziergang, he produced masterpieces of reflective poetry which have not their equal in German literature.

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  • As far as the diction itself is concerned, the lyric outbursts of the chorus gave Schiller's genius an opportunity of which he was not slow to avail himself.

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  • In point of fact, Schiller's genius lacks that universality which characterizes Goethe's; as a dramatist, a philosopher, an historian, and a lyric poet, he was the exponent of ideas which belong rather to the Europe of the period before the French Revolution than to our time; we look to his high principles of moral conduct, his noble idealism and optimism, rather as the ideal of an age that has passed away than as the expression of the more material ambitions of the modern world.

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  • To replace it Mr Shaw wrote Mrs Warren's Profession, a powerful but disagreeable play, which was rejected by the censor and not presented until the 5th of January 1902, when it was privately given by the Stage Society at the New Lyric Theatre.

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  • The flock included intelligent pupils, empty-headed imitators, and romantic natures who turned philosophy into lyric measures.

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  • mark the beginning of a new epoch in German lyric poetry.

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  • And, again, it was an actual passion - that for Marianne von Willemer, whom he met in 1814 and 1815 - which rekindled in him the lyric fire.

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  • It is as a lyric poet that Goethe's supremacy is least likely to be challenged; he has given his nation, whose highest literary expression has in all ages been essentially lyric, its greatest songs.

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  • The Teatro Chiabrera was erected in 1853 in honour of the lyric poet Chiabrera, who was born and buried in Savona.

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  • JOnas Hallgrimsson, who died in 1844, is the father of a separate school in Icelandic lyric poetry.

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  • If it was found necessary to transpose the Aeolic Homer, why did the Aeolic lyric verse escape?

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  • It was a happy thought that dictated the plan of the book, to furnish a meditative religious lyric for each Sunday of the year, and for each saint's day and festival of the English Church.

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  • Among lyric poets are J.

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  • Her lyric poetry, thanks to her temperament, and possibly to her musical training, was her highest literary form: she published Passion Flowers (anonymously, 1854), Words for the Hour (1856), Later Lyrics (1866), and From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New (1898); her most popular poem is The Battle Hymn of the Republic, written to the old folk-tune associated with the song of "John Brown's Body," when Mrs Howe was at the front in 1861, and published (Feb.

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  • The Gothic Society eventually included certain younger men than these - Arvid August Afzelius (1785-1871), the first editor of the Swedish folk-songs; Gustaf Vilhelm Gumaelius (1789-1877), who has been somewhat pretentiously styled " The Swedish Walter Scott," author of the historical novel of Tord Bonde; Baron Bernhard von Beskow (q.v.; 1796-1868), lyrist and dramatist; and Karl August Nicander (1799-1839), a lyric poet who approached the Phosphorists in manner.

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  • ShahId of Balkh, the first who made a diwan or ~ilphabeticaI collection of his lyrics; and Rudagi (or Rttdakl), fhe first classic genius of Persia, who impressed upon every form of lyric and didactic poetry its peculiar stamp and individual character (see RUDAGI).

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  • During all these periods of literary activity, lyric poetry, pure and simple, had by no means been neglected; almost all the Lyric Poetry, renowned poets since the time of RudagI had sung in endless strains the pleasures of love and wine, the beauties of nature, and the almighty power of the Creator; but it was left to the incomparable genius of I~lifi~ (d.

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  • 1389; 79 A.H.; see UAFIk) to give to the world the most perfect models of lyric composition; and the lines he had laid down were more or less strictly followed by all the ghazal-writers of the 9th and, oth centuries of the Hegiraby Salman of Sawa (d.

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  • Five extensive diwans testify to his versatility in all branches of lyric poetry, and nine large inathnawIs to his mastership in the epic line.

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  • 1677), who is commonly called the creator of a new style in lyric poetry, and, among the most modern, Hatif of I~fahan, the singer of sweet and tasteful odes (died about 1785), deserve a passing notice.

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  • It was dedicated with great ceremony, probably between 430 and 420 B.C., and the famous Timotheus, son of Thersander, carried off the magnificent prize for a lyric ode against all comers.

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  • Portuguese literature is distinguished by the wealth and variety of its lyric poetry, by its primacy in bucolic verse and prose, by the number of its epics and historical books, by the relative slightness of the epistolary element, and by the almost complete absence of the memoir.

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  • Already by the end of the 12th century the lyric poetry of the troubadours had found cultivators in Portugal, and a few compositions which have come down to us bear a date slightly anterior to the year 1200.

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  • Epic poetry in Portugal developed much later than lyric, but the signal victory of the united Christian hosts over the Moors at the battle of the Salado in 1340 gave occasion to an epic by Alphonso Giraldes of which some fragments remain.

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  • Camoens (q.v.) is, as Schlegel remarked, an entire literature in himself, and some critics rate him even higher as a lyric than as an epic poet.

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  • The return of SA de Miranda from Italy operated to transform the drama as well as lyric poetry.

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  • From a literary as from Lyric a political point of view the 17th century found Poetry.

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  • The most considered poets of the day joined the Arcadia and Lyric individually wrote much excellent verse, but they Latin authors were the models they chose, and Gargao, the most prominent Arcadian, composed the Cantata de Dido, a gem of ancient art, as well as some charming sonnets to friends and elegant odes and epistles.

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  • Many other genuine bards might be mentioned, because the Portuguese race can boast of an unceasing flow of lyric poetry.

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  • In the social drama, Ernesto Biester, and in comedy Fernando Caldeira, also no mean lyric poet, are two of the principal names, and the latter's pieces, A Mantilha da Renda and A Madrugada, have a delicacy and vivacity which justifies their success.

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  • Of his many collections of lyric poems Rok na jihu (a year in the south), Poute k Eldoradu (pilgrimages to Eldorado) and Sonety Samotare (sonnets of a recluse) have particular value.

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  • In 1865, when he had practically given up "transcendentalism," his church building was sold and his congregation began to worship in Lyric Hall under the name of the Independent Liberal Church; in 1875 they removed to the Masonic Temple, but four years later illhealth compelled Frothingham's resignation, and the church dissolved.

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  • The other principal Protestant churches are St Luke's, St Nicholas and St Anne Shandon, with its striking tower of parti-coloured stones; and its peal of bells extolled in Father Prout's lyric "The Bells of Shandon."

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  • In 1851 appeared The Golden Legend, a long lyric drama based upon Hartmann von Aue's beautiful story of self-sacrifice, Der arme Heinrich.

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  • But through all the periods of his life his view of the world was essentially religious and subjective, and, consequently, his manner of dealing with it hymnal or lyric. This fact, even more than his merits as an artist, serves to account for his immense popularity.

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  • His mode of treatment is subjective and lyric. No matter what form his works assume, whether the epic, as in Evangeline, The Courtship of Miles Standish and Hiawatha, the dramatic, as in The Spanish Student, The Golden Legend and The Mask of Pandora, or the didactic, as in The Psalm of Life and many of the minor poems; they are all subjective.

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  • The love-songs of the time are primitive imitations of the NeoGreek lyric dithyrambs and rhapsodies, which through the teaching of the princes .of Walachia were considered as the fountainhead of poetical inspiration.

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  • Although a Quaker, he had a polemical spirit; men seeing Whittier only in his saintly age knew little of the fire wherewith, setting aside ambition and even love, he maintained his warfare against the " national crime," employing action, argument and lyric scorn.

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  • The odes which he published at the age of twenty, admirable for their spontaneous fervour and fluency, might have been merely the work of a marvellous boy; the ballads which followed them two years later revealed him as a great poet, a natural master of lyric and creative song.

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  • That their author was one of the greatest elegiac and lyric poets ever born into the world, any one of these volumes would amply suffice to prove.

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  • La Esmeralda, the libretto of an opera founded on his great tragic romance of Notre-Dame de Paris, is a miracle of lyric melody and of skilful adaptation.

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  • In the deathless volume of Chatiments, which appeared in 1853, his indignation, his genius, and his faith found such utterance and such expression as must recall to the student alternately the lyric inspiration of Coleridge and Shelley, the prophetic inspiration of Dante and Isaiah, the satiric inspiration of Juvenal and Dryden.

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  • Between this opening and this close the pageant of history and of legend, marshalled and vivified by the will and the hand of the poet, ranges through an infinite variety of action and passion, of light and darkness, of terror and pity, of lyric rapture and of tragic triumph.

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  • In the same year Les Chansons des rues et des bois gave evidence of new power and fresh variety in the exercise and display of an unequalled skill and a subtle simplicity of metre and of style employed on the everlasting theme of lyric and idyllic fancy, and touched now and then with a fire more sublime than that of youth and love.

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  • Next year he published Le Pape, a vision of the spirit of Christ in appeal against the spirit of Christianity, his ideal follower confronted and contrasted with his nominal vicar; next year again La Pitie supreme, a plea for charity towards tyrants who know not what they do, perverted by omnipotence and degraded by adoration; two years later Religions et religion, a poem which is at once a cry of faith and a protest against the creeds which deform and distort and leave it misshapen and envenomed and defiled; and in the same year L'Ane, a paean of satiric invective against the past follies of learned ignorance, and lyric rapture of confidence in the future wisdom and the final conscience of the world.

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  • These four great poems, one in sublimity of spirit and in supremacy of style, were succeeded next year by a fourfold gift of even greater price, Les Quatre Vents de l'esprit: the first book, that of satire, is as full of fiery truth and radiant reason as any of his previous work in that passionate and awful kind; the second or dramatic book is as full of fresh life and living nature, of tragic humour and of mortal pathos, as any other work of the one great modern dramatist's; the third or lyric book would suffice to reveal its author as incomparably and immeasurably the greatest poet of his age, and one great among the greatest of all time; the fourth or epic book is the sublimest and most terrible of historic poems - a visionary pageant of French history from the reign and the revelries of Henry IV.

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  • TELESILLA, Greek poetess, a native of Argos, one of the so-called nine lyric muses.

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  • But in his plays, as in the early tragedies generally, the dramatic element was subordinate to the lyric element as represented by the chorus and the dance.

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  • In form all these poems belong to two or three classes: - kvioa, an epic " cantilena "; tal, a genealogical poem; drapa, songs of praise, &c., written in modifications of the old Teutonic metre which we know in Beowulf; galdr and lokkr, spell and charm songs in a more lyric measure; and mal, a dialogue poem, and liod, a lay, in elegiac measure suited to the subject.

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  • Other writers representative of Croatian literature before 1867 were the lyric poet Stanko Vraz (1810-1851) and Dragutin Rakovac (1813-1854), the author of many patriotic songs.

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  • CAESIUS BASSUS, a Roman lyric poet, who lived in the reign of Nero.

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  • 1.96) goes so far as to say that, with the exception of Horace, he was the only lyric poet worth reading.

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  • 1 Bartsch and others ascribe its authorship, with much plausibility, to an Austrian knight of the race of Kiirenberg, the earliest of the courtly lyric poets, whose lyrics are written in the Nibelung strophe.

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  • Thus compare Kiirenberg's lyric (Lachmann and Haupt, Des Minnesangs Friihling, 4th ed., F.

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  • They possess that lyric note of personal utterance which the public prizes in a man already famous.

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  • In each of the thousand Louis XVI operating rooms a lyric music song sound Destyn-Carr wireless instrument was to stand upon a rococo table.

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  • Venice is a lyric soprano and singing teacher from London.

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  • It 's not that there 's one surreal, unrhymed lyric, they all are.

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  • Ian Partridge is one of Britain s leading lyric tenors.

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  • Not so on ' Heartland ' tho, the vocal and guitar are both delicate and genuinely touching, the lyric is touching.

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  • The seemingly trite lyric has some depth for those who care to look, and this arrangement exploits this to the full.

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  • Now Verlaine is correcting proofs of the LP 's lyric sheet (more mistakes) and nervously twiddling his pen.

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  • My English professor assigns us a lot of homework dealing with the genre of lyric poetry.

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  • If you have old world style decorating in your home, consider the Orly, Doric or Lyric style rods at Umbra.

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  • You can use a quote from a famous politician, actor, or artist, a lyric from a song, or even a passage from a past graduation speech.

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  • Go Optic: At Go Optic you can find the Roberta as well as the Kensley, Audrina, Paulina and Lyric models.

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  • Others offer the chord and lyric information only, leaving it up to you to find the appropriate melody and pacing.

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  • Large lyric websites allow searches for multiple songs by a variety of artists, often with the option of listening to songs online.

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  • A number of country artists develop their own Christmas humor parody songs that may not be listed with general search engine-style lyric sites or in holiday music collections.

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  • Blogs, fan websites and other lyric sources will often have the results.

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  • The alternate lyric is "I'll be back on Christmas Day."

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  • The word lyric derives from an ancient Greek word for a song sung with a lyre.

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  • The marriage of lyric to music is a delicate one that can bring words to life.

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  • There are no set rules for lyric writing, you have the freedom to express yourself in any way you please.

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  • Comprising of several shows from the Fragility tour, NIN released a live DVD/CD entitled And All That Could Have Been (the title being a lyric from "The Great Below" from The Fragile).

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  • The HTML simply links to the file and provides a name that will display as the link, in this case, Lyric by Zwan.

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  • So many people try to do it, and so many do it badly - crossing over to gag-me-with-a-spoon overly earnest territory is always one wrong note or one badly formed lyric away.

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  • Some musicians include lyric booklets in their CD releases.

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  • You can also browse various other music lyric websites to find the specific songs on your list.

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  • With lots of music lyric websites to browse, your options for obtaining the lyrics to High School Musical 2 are many.

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  • Metro Lyrics - Lyrics plus Hey There Delilah ringtones are available on this site, and even better, there are no pop up ads (which is a rarity among dedicated song lyric websites).

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  • The lyrics are all free to access, but many lyric websites are heavy on the pop up ads, so have your pop up blocker on before you visit them.

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  • If you want to brush up on your lyric knowledge, there you lots of websites where you can get a full rundown of her lyrics.

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  • We've got plenty of suggestions for places where you can brush up on Mamma Mia lyric basics.

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  • Lyrics Mania - Lyrics Mania is always a good first spot on any lyric finding mission and they deliver when it comes to My Morning Jacket.

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  • Metro Lyrics - Metro Lyrics can take awhile to load, but it's much easier on the eye than some other lyric sites and has a minimal amount of advertising.

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  • Metro Lyrics - Metro Lyrics is one of the top lyric websites on the net and for good reason - they've got just about every lyric you could ever want to find.

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  • Just a warning, though - like most lyric websites, it is heavily ad supported, so be prepared to block some pop-ups.

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  • L.A. Times reporters believed that Archuleta, who is a Mormon, skipped the first verse due to its opening agnostic lyric, ''Imagine there's no heaven."

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  • The websites listed below will give you the Jennifer Hudson lyric help you need.

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  • If things keep going her way, there will be many more lyric updates to these pages in the future.

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  • This site lets you listen to some famous Irish drinking tunes, plus, it gives you a lyric sheet, in case you're too many sheets to the wind to remember the words on your own as you sing along.

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  • If after listening to the track you want to check out the song's lyrics, there are more than enough resources out there, including Lyric Celebrities or Metrolyrics.

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  • You can even send the ringtone to your cell phone through an affiliate or get a widget of the lyrics (complete with lyric artwork) for your personal website.

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  • For instance, thousands of songs have the lyric 'baby' in them.

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  • Similar lyrics can bog down your search by popping up more popular songs with that lyric rather than the one you're looking for.

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  • If you didn't hear the lyric of a song correctly, it's that much harder to search by the lyrics you think you heard.

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  • Put in part of the song lyric and the title and you are likely to get to the lyrics ASAP.

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  • Try your favorite website for music lyrics and search by song lyric or title.

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  • Considering this, you'll sometimes find in a song lyric phrase search that the song lyrics can be slightly different from the original.

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  • Straight Lyrics - Straight Lyrics also has a searchable gospel music lyric database and specializes in gospel that is derived from African American traditions.

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  • You can browse their lyric database, check out gospel music clips and videos, and if you know some gospel lyrics that are not included on the site, you can add them to the database to help other gospel music fans.

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  • Gospel Lyrics World - Gospel Lyrics World claims to have the web's biggest archive of gospel lyrics, and whether or not that is accurate, they are definitely prepared to deliver any lyric you need.

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  • Lyric, who had several run-ins with the authorities over theft, expressed that she wanted to turn her life around.

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  • Lyric was eventually replaced with Andrea.

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  • Andrea, who was Lyric's replacement, was discovered by another housemate to be writing derogatory things about the other women in her blog.

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