elegiac

[ el-i-jahy-uh k, -ak, ih-lee-jee-ak ]SEE DEFINITION OF elegiac

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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.

Schiller, elegiac distich of, 346;on rhythm in the drama, 433.

They are all to be found in the class of "Epitaphs and Elegiac Pieces."

And his gait was so young-lady-like, so elegiac, so ethereal.

And yet they differ from the women of the Roman elegiac poets.

She was the enchanting woman of fashion, and the elegiac muse.

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