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synonyms for bucolics

  • buffoon
  • lout
  • blockhead
  • boor
  • bucolic
  • bumpkin
  • chuff
  • churl
  • clodhopper
  • gawk
  • hayseed
  • hick
  • hind
  • oaf
  • peasant
  • rube
  • rustic
  • swain
  • yahoo
  • yokel
  • jake
  • mucker
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How to use bucolics in a sentence

Pasiphaë's monstrous passion for a bull is certainly a subject enough fitted for bucolics.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
His compositions in Latin are—Africa, an epic poem; his Bucolics, containing twelve eclogues; and three books of epistles.
THE SONNETS, TRIUMPHS, AND OTHER POEMS OF PETRARCHPETRARCH
The Eclogues, sometimes called also Bucolica or Bucolics, are ten short pastoral poems.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE
The Bucolics are eclogues, and never touch upon either of these subjects.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
I took with me a flute, a copy of the Bucolics of Virgil, and numerous linen garments.
HUMOROUS MASTERPIECES FROM AMERICAN LITERATUREVARIOUS
The true edition is known by having at plate 1, before the Bucolics, the following Latin passage printed in red ink.
BIBLIOMANIA; OR BOOK-MADNESSTHOMAS FROGNALL DIBDIN
The true edition is known, by having at plate 1, before the Bucolics, the following Latin passage printed in red ink.
BIBLIOMANIA; OR BOOK-MADNESSTHOMAS FROGNALL DIBDIN
They also keep capons, fruit and other things, and for all these matters there is a book which they call the Bucolics.
IDEAL COMMONWEALTHSVARIOUS
The publication of the Bucolics was attended by such great success that they were frequently recited, even by actors on the stage.
PETRARCH'S LETTERS TO CLASSICAL AUTHORSFRANCESCO PETRARCA
Eclogue, ek′log, n. a short pastoral poem like Virgil's Bucolics.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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