In the fine melancholy of his elegiac poetry he is almost modern.
Lyrical, satirical, and elegiac poetry had been carried to perfection.
The dishes she had left he carried away with an elegiac solemnity.
She let him wait awhile—then went to him with an elegiac manner.
In this respect they are unlike the normal type of elegiac poetry.
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