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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of elegize.


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  • As if elegized by long i's pillowed upon sibilance, "with a smile and silence, he died" — itself a kind of sylleptic slipped gear for "with a smile and in silence."

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • Henry Hyde, leaving Congress not in disgrace as he should have seven years ago, but elegized as a beloved elder statesman, remembers his own part in that attempted coup with pride.

    But they seem like such nice guys

  • Most recently, Donald Justice gracefully elegized James in his sonnet "Henry James at the Pacific" (January, 1986).

    Henry James and The Atlantic Monthly

  • Walt Whitman elegized Lincoln as 'the sweetest, wisest soul of all my days and lands.'

    The Central Man

  • Arnold, as we know, loved and elegized one Dean of Westminster.

    Matthew Arnold

  • Plato to be pitied or laughd at? must he be elegized or odified? or be sung in villainous ballads to a scurvey tune?

    Letter 68

  • I had written thus far, and perhaps should have elegized on for

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • The chief Antar headed the army; and with him was Asyed, and Oorwah, and Nazih; and thus he elegized King Zoheir: — "Behold! we have opposed the edges of the scimitars and the barbs of the spears on the swift-footed

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