These poems were recited at rhapsodic contests together with those of Homer and Hesiod, and Orphic hymns were used in the Eleusinian mysteries.'
The " rhapsodic theogony " in particular exercised great influence on Neoplatonism.
With regard to the prayers, they are based upon forms common to this and other Church orders, but have many lengthy interpolations of an inflated and rhapsodic kind.
Yet in several respects the conditions under which the singer finds himself in the house of a chieftain like Odysseus or Alcinous are more in harmony with the character of Homeric poetry than those of the later rhapsodic contests.
You will find nothing Bohemian, and precious little that's rhapsodic, here.
It 's a fierce, disjointed, rhapsodic piece.
They had the untouchable sound, the look, the rhapsodic rhetoric, and the strangeness.
Jonathan Hoare waxes rhapsodic about a 1950 Triumph 6T Thunderbird.
untouchable sound, the look, the rhapsodic rhetoric, and the strangeness.
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