Definition of Epicedes
1. epicede [n] - See also: epicede
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epicedes
Literary usage of Epicedes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"CHAP, in THE SCHOOLS OF JACOBEAN POETRY Divine Poems, the Verse Letters, the epicedes and Obsequies, the Progress of the Soul, the Anatomy of the ll'orU, ..."
2. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1903)
"A graver and more philosophic period follows, in which were produced most of the Verse Epistles, his epicedes and Obsequies, and The Anatomy of the World; ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1897)
"The praise of friends by * verse letters,' the praise of women through songs and sonnets, the praise of both by ' Elegies,' ' epicedes,' and ' Obsequies,' ..."
4. A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1900) by George Saintsbury (1906)
"... the Memorial Verses (Mr. Arnold was a frequent and a skilled attempter of epicedes) on Wordsworth, on Heine, and on the dog Geist; with, almost latest ..."