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In my last communication on this subject, I forgot to remark on the strange title given to the monody on Mr. Browne.
The feature of this dramatic-musical novelty was its musica-parlante—a species of monody, or declamation, claimed to be la Grec.
VERDI: MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK JAMES CROWEST
The clavier by its very nature tended towards polyphony; the violin towards monody.
The chorus died; and we heard again the deep monody of the sea, like the admonitory voice of fate.
OLD JUNKH. M. TOMLINSON
Milton's "Lycidas" is a monody on the death of the poet's friend, Edward King.
The Monody on the Death of Chatterton might have been written by fifty people during the century before it.
To censure it in a Monody or Sonnet is almost as absurd as to dislike a circle for being round.
In 1803 lines 5-10 were again omitted from the Man of Ross, but not included in the Monody.
The Monody on his wife's death has the merit of sincere feeling, expressed in one or two passages poetically.
THE AGE OF POPEJOHN DENNIS
But the Monody never appeared: the poet died, his young wife too.

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