Definition of Elegies:
Opposite/Antonyms of Elegies:
Sentence/Example of Elegies:
It was a species of brief elegy to the memory of Turenne, whom the French soldier still regarded as his tutelar genius.
The next day he composed a beautiful elegy upon “the sister of the prisoner.”
The principal classes of lyric poetry are the song, the ode, the elegy, and the sonnet.
A 'byplay' bearing the same name follows an elegy upon the death of an only son.
Mopsus laments his death; Menalcas proclaims his divinity; the whole eclogue consisting of an elegy and an apotheosis.
In his murky down-town office George had felt himself of late more poet than clerk, and now he was all elegy.
He died in Cambridge, and I hear they bestowed an elegy on his memory, and design to raise a monument to his ashes.
He also wrote a collection of melodies, among them an elegy entitled "At the Tomb of Beethoven."
But of the more modern poetry I think Mr. Gray's Elegy pleased him best.
He was always averse to affectation, literary or otherwise, and in Elegy viij deliberately condemns Lyly's fantastic style.