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  • noun Plural form of eclogue.
  • noun a series of pastoral poems by Virgil

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Examples

  • If the identity of authorship be assumed as correct, it is probable that the eclogues are the later production.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Virgil wrote poems on husbandry, and short dialogue poems called eclogues, in one of which he spoke of the time of Augustus in words that would almost serve as a prophecy of the kingdom of Him who was just born at Bethlehem.

    Young Folks' History of Rome

  • His eclogues were the only ones that interested me when I was a boy, and did not know they were burlesque.

    Poems, 1799

  • The title appears to be a pun of sorts "eclogues" being poems in which shepherds converse; however, I'm not certain how "ecology"--the other half of the presumed melding of terms--fits.

    Larry Niven and... Ambiguity?

  • The title appears to be a pun of sorts "eclogues" being poems in which shepherds converse; however, I'm not certain how "ecology"--the other half of the presumed melding of terms--fits.

    Elitism--for Better or for Worse

  • The title appears to be a pun of sorts "eclogues" being poems in which shepherds converse; however, I'm not certain how "ecology"--the other half of the presumed melding of terms--fits.

    Archive 2004-06-01

  • The title appears to be a pun of sorts "eclogues" being poems in which shepherds converse; however, I'm not certain how "ecology"--the other half of the presumed melding of terms--fits.

    Major World News Headlines

  • The title appears to be a pun of sorts "eclogues" being poems in which shepherds converse; however, I'm not certain how "ecology"--the other half of the presumed melding of terms--fits.

    Poetry in Briefs (Updated)

  • To me, Dumuzi seems like a shepherd from Virgil's eclogues who's simply stumbled into Inanna's power-play.

    A Theory of Modes and Modalities

  • Lisa Robertson riffs on Montagu's city eclogues in her second book, XEclogue.

    Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Lady Lisa Robertson

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