American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Pindar 522?-443? B.C. Greek lyric poet remembered especially for his Odes.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A great Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes
- n. Greek lyric poet remembered for his odes (518?-438? BC)
- From Ancient Greek Πίνδαρος (Pindaros). (Wiktionary)
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“Second, he keeps the focus on his victim’s grotesquely debased desires, admitting none of his own, but also observes a certain decorum: Peter Pindar is "a prodigy of drunkenness and lust" (line 98) with an added measure of sacrilege, deviating in recognizable ways from recognizable norms. [”
“It is grown in Jamaica, and there called Pindar nut.”
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“Theodulfe was called Pindar; the abbot Adelard was called Augustine;”
“The early fifth century was also marked by poets such as Pindar and AEschylus, who raised the religious ideals of the nation on to a higher plane, who consciously rejected the less worthy conceptions of the gods, and, whether in accordance with the popular beliefs or not, gave expression to a higher truth in religion than had hitherto been dreamed of.”
“Milton's first notable poem, written in college days, was the "Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity," a chant of victory and praise such as Pindar might have written had he known the meaning of”
“In his translations from "Pindar" he found the art of reaching all the obscurity of the Theban bard, however he may fall below his sublimity; he will be allowed, if he has less fire, to have more smoke.”
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