elegy

[ el-i-jee ]SEE DEFINITION OF elegy

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A Colonel Pickering died of it, on whom the chaplain wrote an elegy.

This scene closes with an elegy foreboding the coming tragedy.

That is Gray's "Elegy in a Churchyard" turned to resurrection spectacle.

A few days after, Keimer sent for me to print off the Elegy.

We were in no danger of confusing it with the 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard.'

The Elegy is the glorification of the obscure; therein lies its popularity.

In the autumn of 1742 was begun the Elegy in a Country Church-yard.

Which song do you chuse, the Dying Swan, or the Elegy on the death of a mad dog?'

The elegy is a reflective lyric prompted by the death of some one.

Perhaps Mr. Merrill, too, had been thinking of the Elegy that morning.

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