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heroic poetry


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heroic poetry poetry celebrating the deeds of some hero
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Heroic poetry that which celebrates the deeds of a hero; epic poetry.
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  • Sir Walter Scott
    “Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.”


In literature:

How different from the manly and heroical poetry of Greece and Rome!
"Frankenstein" by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Of the various kinds of words, the compound are best adapted to Dithyrambs, rare words to heroic poetry, metaphors to iambic.
"Poetics" by Aristotle
The genius of Heroic Poetry appeared with a sword in her hand, and a laurel on her head.
"Essays and Tales" by Joseph Addison
Heroic poetry, indeed, may avail itself of them all.
"The Poetics" by Aristotle
They take the place of earlier heroic poetry.
"Stories and Ballads of the Far Past" by Nora Kershaw
Art was backward, and came from abroad; of literature there was none, long after Greece had passed its period of heroic poetry.
"Stories of the Olden Time" by Various
But with this exception the tribes and heroes of Germanic heroic poetry are Germanic.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
When he resumed poetry about 1658, he had nothing around him to help him as an artist in heroic language.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
It produced a galaxy of great poetry during the Great War, and added another immortal glory to that age of heroic struggle.
"The Victorian Age" by William Ralph Inge
But beyond the earlier and indefinite notion of heroic poetry the French did not get for a long time to come.
"A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance" by Joel Elias Spingarn
Cecrops, the first king of Athens, is to architectural practice what Homer is to heroic poetry.
"The Art of Architecture" by Anonymous
Author Essay on Poetry, a poem in heroic measure, polished and prosaic.
"A Brief Handbook of English Authors" by Oscar Fay Adams
This is one of the great differences between the Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry and the later romances.
"Medieval English Literature" by William Paton Ker
Past ages were taken up with the heroic, the legendary in poetry.
"Rambles with John Burroughs" by Robert John De Loach
Epic poetry had interpreted the heroic legends of warlike deeds done by Zeus-nourished kings and chiefs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
He should become familiar with the great poetry and fiction, with splendid and heroic deeds.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Ernest was long a chief figure in mediaeval heroic poetry.
"The Story of Switzerland" by Lina Hug
How splendid is your heroic poetry, how fine your lyrics, and sparkling your dramas!
"Akbar" by P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer
He's just a girl's man, just the very thing, all sentiment, and poetry and heroics.
"Camilla" by Fanny Burney
The Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs, and other Pieces.
"Selected List of Swan Sonnenschein & Co.'s Publications" by Swan Sonnenschein & Co.

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)