anacreontic

[ uh-nak-ree-on-tik ]SEE DEFINITION OF anacreontic

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In the succeeding example the sentiment is still more Anacreontic.

He said this to himself as an officer was trolling forth an anacreontic song.

The song is good in itself, but it is even more interesting as being the last product of Peacock's Anacreontic vein.

His Anacreontic and Horatian odes are far happier; among these some of his most delightful work is found.

There is too much of merely Anacreontic prettiness about the description of the bridal bed and the lamenting Loves.

This statue may represent one of the youthful favourites of the tyrant Polycrates hymning his master's love in Anacreontic strain.

The peculiar verse of Skelton, styled skeltonical, is a sort of English anacreontic.

He wrote Anacreontic poems, full of wine and love, and appears to us like a reveller masking in a surplice.

It is the possible visits of Duke Wharton, and a few of his anacreontic associates, that excite my apprehension.

Toast, sentiment, and anacreontic song, succeeded each other at speedy intervals; but there was no speechifying—no politics.

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