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Definition of Elegiacally
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Literary usage of Elegiacally
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1. William Wetmore Story and His Friends: From Letters, Diaries, and Recollections by Henry James (1903)
"I have no right, I acknowledge, to reflect elegiacally on the fact that the Baths have now been made (had then but ..."
2. The Far East (1906)
"they answered elegiacally, "outside there is no air nor light and we would die." The industry of the Yao-tze is not great. In former days they made all ..."
3. Authors and I by Charles Lewis Hind (1921)
"... or elegiacally, how a Poetic Scholar feels in a turbulent world of which one of the few sanities seems to be the cultivation of Poetry. ..."
4. Shakespeare's Dramatic Art: History and Character of Shakespeare's Plays by Hermann Ulrici (1876)
"... sentiment either revels elegiacally or is drawn within itself convulsively; reason reflects and philosophizes, in place of merely serving the wifi, ..."
5. Biblical Commentary on the Prophecies of Isaiah by Franz Delitzsch, Samuel Rolles Driver (1892)
"Nor, for the same reason, is it unworthy of the prophet, who prophesies the renovation and perfecting of nature to paradisiacal beauty, to mourn elegiacally ..."
6. Pictures of Travel by Heinrich Heine (1856)
"sighed he—" Italy sits elegiacally dreaming on her ruins, and when she is at times suddenly awakened by the melody of a song and springs wildly up, ..."