elegy[ el-i-jee ]SEE DEFINITION OF elegy
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELEGY
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.