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Egypt seems to have been the birthplace of the mournful elegy, and Callimachus was the chief of the elegiac poets.
He died at the age of thirty-five, and was lamented by his more poetical fellow citizens in elegiac strains.
Elegiac Verse has commonly been adopted by German poets for their elegies, but by English poets never.
In classic poetry what is known as elegiac verse is composed of couplets consisting of alternate hexameter and pentameter lines.
Among these the Elegiac verse of the ancients (hexameter alternating with pentameter) was attempted by Sidney in his Arcadia.
Corot alone has painted such things, but where he is joyous Cazin is elegiac.
Usually Handel imparts to the cello either an amorous desire or an elegiac consolation.
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He subsequently addressed an elegiac poem to the king, asking pardon and pleading for release.
This the Greeks knew, mingling mirth with melancholy, and love with sadness, their sweetest songs with elegiac melodies.
When she died, the town went into mourning, and the streets echoed with elegiac lamentations.

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