Elegy Sentence Examples
An elegy on his death was published by William Tasker, poet and physiognomist, in the same year.
An elegy written by him in Latin on the death of a friend attracted the attention of Count von Briihl, the prime minister, who expressed a desire to see the author.
In 1613 Donne contributed to the Lachrymae lachrymarum an obscure and frigid elegy on the death of the prince of Wales, and wrote his famous Marriage Song for St Valentine's Day to celebrate the nuptials of the elector palatine with the princess Elizabeth.
The film is a beautiful elegy on being different.
The latest form of poetry adopted from Greece and destined to gain and permanently to hold the ear of the world was the elegy.Advertisement
In a famous elegy David lamented Jonathan's death, with Saul, in battle on Mt.
He wants to free Keats from the archetype of the Romantic victim, made immortal by Shelley in his elegy ' Adonais ' .
One gets a deeply-felt elegy, the other a vicious scherzo - no prizes for guessing which!
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It contains the "Descrypcion of the towre of Virtue and Honour," an elegy on Sir Edward Howard, lord high admiral of England, who perished in the attack on the French fleet in the harbour of Brest in 1513.Advertisement
SuIdas speaks of him as "Laconian or Milesian"; possibly he visited Miletus in his youth, where he became familiar with the Ionic elegy.
The chief source of his biography is his own poetry, especially the Latin elegy addressed to Jean de Morel, "Elegia ad Janum Morellum Ebredunensem, Pyladem suum," printed with a volume of Xenia (Paris, 1569).
At Smyrna he met with a kind reception from the English consul, Mr Bretton, upon whose death he afterwards wrote a Latin elegy.
Randolph, the adopted "son" of Ben Jonson, addressed a poem of compliment to him, and became his friend, and that Feltham attacked Ben Jonson in an ode shortly before the aged poet's death, but contributed a flattering elegy to the J onsonus Virbius in 1638.
This metre came in time to be distinctive of elegy.Advertisement
It is sometimes not easy to distinguish the epistle from the elegy and from the dedication.
He was articled as a law clerk in Edinburgh, and his Elegy on Craigmillar Castle (1776) was printed during his clerkship. In 1781 he removed to London to devote himself to literary work, publishing in the same year a volume of Rimes of no great merit, and Scottish Tragic Ballads.
Drury lost his only daughter, and in 1611 Donne published an extravagant elegy on her, entitled An Anatomy of the World, to which he added in 1612 a Progress of the Soul on the same subject; he threatened to celebrate the "blessed Maid," Elizabeth Drury, in a fresh elegy on each anniversary of her death, but he happily refrained from the third occasion onwards.
In 1634 also, having been selected as the composer of a Latin elegy to Richelieu on the occasion of the cardinal visiting Rouen, he was introduced to the subject of his verses, and was soon after enrolled among the "five poets."
This completed, twelve chieftains rode around the barrow, reciting an elegy and speaking of their heroic king.Advertisement
Nothing could be more suitable than this exquisite and heartfelt elegy.
The tone was decorous and reserved, a moving elegy delivered by someone who didn't know the deceased very well.
It includes a new work elegy, composed especially for the choir by our founder, David Aylett.
Reviews 'The tone is part elegy, part satire, part howl and very, very funny.
Darwin credited her with inventing a poetic form, the epic elegy and she is clearly a major contributor to romantic poetry.Advertisement
Both kinds of acrostic occur side by side in the Psalms. Psalm ex., an acrostic of the same kind as David's elegy, is followed by Psalms cxi.
The other feature, peculiar to the long poem (gasida, elegy), is that, whatever its real object, whatever its metre, it has a regular scheme in the arrangement of its material.
Four years afterwards he made his first appearance as an author with an elegy called Fame's Memorial, or the Earl of Devonshire deceased, and dedicated to the widow of the earl (Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy, "coronized," to use Ford's expression, by King James in 1603 for his services in Ireland) - a lady who would have been no unfitting heroine for one of his own tragedies of lawless passion, the famous Penelope, formerly Lady Rich.