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  • n. Plural form of elegiast.

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Examples

  • Goethe cultivated a special, italianate hand for this portfolio of twenty-four "elegies," so called because he was emulating the elegiasts of

    Erotica Romana

  • The great fault of these elegiasts is, that they are in despair for griefs that give the sensible part of mankind very little pain.

    The Vicar of Wakefield

  • -- The great fault of these elegiasts is, that they are in despair for griefs that give the sensible part of mankind very little pain.

    The Vicar of Wakefield

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