Sentence Examples


  • His handling of the elegiac couplet, and especially of its second line, deserves especial recognition.
  • The poems of Propertius, as they have come down to us, consist of four books containing 4046 lines of elegiac verse.
  • Catulus in the preceding generation, was a kind of dilettante poet and a precursor of the poetry of pleasure, which attained such prominence in the elegiac poets of the Augustan age.
  • Besides the ELXXoi we have some lines preserved from the 'IvaaXyoi, a poem in elegiac verse, which appears to have inculcated the tenets of scepticism, and one or two fragments which cannot be with certainty assigned to either poem.
  • As a didactic and elegiac poet Stephen Kohari is much esteemed.