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heroic poem

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heroic poem a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
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Quotations

  • John Milton
    John%20Milton
    “Let those who would write heroic poems make their life an heroic poem.”

Usage

In literature:

He knew that whoever would write a heroic poem must first live a heroic life.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
The universe itself is a grand Heroic Poem.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863" by Various
The poem does not prove Hill to be a poet, but it shows his command of the heroic couplet.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
Opening the issue is an excellent poem in heroic couplets by Mrs. Stella L. Tully of Mountmellick, Ireland, a new member of the United.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Satan is the most heroic subject that ever was chosen for a poem; and the execution is as perfect as the design is lofty.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
Dryden's next poem in heroic couplets was in a different strain.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
This heroic act was the subject of several poems, including the well-known ballad by Mrs. Hemans.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
One day he commences a heroic poem, which terminates the next in a rebus or sonnet.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
The honor of producing the first heroic poem in Roman literature belongs to Cn.
"Studies in the Poetry of Italy, I. Roman" by Frank Justus Miller
In large bold outlines, the whole story which he intended to glorify in a simple, heroic poem, stood out before his inward eye.
"Ekkehard. Vol. II (of II)." by Joseph Victor Scheffel
The question at issue, as we have seen, is that of unity; that is, does the heroic poem need unity?
"A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance" by Joel Elias Spingarn
Trissino's heroic poem is unreadable.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
We have, indeed, no such single heroic poem, unless it be our chronicles.
"King Eric and the Outlaws, Vol. 2" by Bernhard Severin Ingemann
This contained 406 lyric songs and 117 heroic poems.
"Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians" by Woislav M. Petrovitch
Their history will hereafter form the groundwork of many a heroic romance or epic poem.
"The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852" by Ben Casseday
The chief remains of the Spanish heroic epic are some poems on the Cid, on the seven Infantes of Lara, and on Fernan Gonzalez, count of Castile.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
This is an heroic comic poem, which is at the same time an epic and a personal satire.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 8" by Various
It often finds mention in the heroic poems.
"Sagas from the Far East" by Various
The Golf, an Heroic Poem, in Three Cantos.
"The Gentle Shepherd: A Pastoral Comedy" by Allan Ramsay
Their history will hereafter form the groundwork of many a heroic romance or epic poem.
"Historic Highways of America (Vol. 9)" by Archer Butler Hulbert
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In poetry:

He has written some fine pieces of poetry in his time,
Especially the May Queen, which is really sublime;
Also the gallant charge of the Light Brigade-
A most heroic poem, and beautifully made.
"Death and Burial of Lord Tennyson" by William Topaz McGonagall

In science:

Even before 2000 years tamils had heroic poetry Purananuru (28th poem) about the war fare methods. In that poem mention was made about 8 types of disability.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
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