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Word: elegy

Definition: poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac


Sentences Containing 'elegy'

"Although was too young to pull off the burnout elegy 'Moonshiner,'" wrote Browne, ""Gaslight" is a spellbinding reminder that Dylan was never a typical folkie (or typical anything, for that matter)."
Forbidden Fruit, released in 2000, is an album by Dutch power metal band Elegy.
Howells' influence can be seen most in "An English Elegy", dedicated to Howells and originally the slow movement of a quartet written for his BMus degree.
In 1967 Derek Parker published a selection of his poems in the summer edition of "Poetry Review", including his elegy for his beloved sister Edith.
It was to some extent an elegy for the traditional society which was blown apart by the First World War.
Mazawatee Tea is mentioned in Mbali Bilikai's elegy for Nelson Mandela, "The Black Pimpernel."
Originally released in 1998 by Elegy Records.
Other forms in the play include an epithalamium by Juliet, a rhapsody in Mercutio's Queen Mab speech, and an elegy by Paris.
So there being no copy, but one pair of cases, and the Elegy likely to require all the letter, no one could help him.
The play ends with the Prince's elegy for the lovers: "For never was a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo."
The video was filmed on Portobello Beach in Edinburgh and included visual references to two of Vettriano's most famous paintings, "Elegy for a Dead Admiral" and "The Singing Butler".
This was in a little collection of verses by different hands on the death of Isabel de Valois, second queen of Philip II, published by the professor in 1569, to which Cervantes contributed four pieces, including an elegy, and an epitaph in the form of a sonnet.
What begins as a satiric novel of ideas ends as a surprisingly moving elegy" "Self has always given the impression of a man who intends to elope with his thesaurus at the first available opportunity; on the evidence of "How the Dead Live," that opportunity has finally presented itself.
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