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This is not the joy of the fanatic or of the fakir or of the rhapsodist.

The rhapsodist added the passages to suit the Dionysus feast, at which he was reciting.

And Emerson, though in a different way from Nietzsche's, was also a rhapsodist.

Liszt, that Hungarian rhapsodist in amours, was he not also an abbé?

Antar was the rhapsodist as well as a participant in these contests.

Almost without exaggeration, he may be said to see what the rhapsodist in Volney saw.

It was entitled "The Rhapsodist," and was continued through several numbers of the magazine.

One can sympathize with that sort of devout, serious admiration (for he is no rhapsodist), one can respect it.

The rhapsodist, at a feast of Dionysus in later times, has to introduce the god into his recitation.

We do not need, then, the theory of a rhapsodist's interpolation, but it is quite plausible in itself.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French rhapsodiste, from rhapsode, from Greek rhapsodos (see rhapsody).

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