Drinking-songs Sentence Examples
Timocreon was also known as a composer of scolia (drinking-songs) and, according to Suidas, wrote plays in the style of the old comedy.
His drinking songs became famous under the name of Vaux-de-Vire, corrupted in modern times into "vaudeville."
His doctrinal position is explained in his letters to his patron Eusebius, bishop of the imperial city of Nicomedia, and to Alexander of Alexandria, and in the fragments of the poem in which he set forth his dogmas, which bears the enigmatic title of " Thalia " (06XECa), used in Homer, in the sense of " a goodly banquet," most unjustly ridiculed by Athanasius as an imitation of the licentious style of the drinking-songs of the Egyptian Sotades (270 B.C.).
Irish Drinking Songs - Not to perpetuate a stereotype, but it is a well known fact that the Irish like a wee drink or two, and there are so many Irish drinking songs that they may deserve to be recognized as a genre in their own right.Advertisement