Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as palinode.

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Examples

  • French liberty metamorphosed herself into a fury, he sent back these presents with a palinodia, declaring his abhorrence of their proceedings; and since then be has been more perhaps than enough an

    The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838

  • A palinodia, a recantation was necessary to me, and I have achieved it.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • The effect of punch, after wine, was to make a philosopher argue hotly against his profoundest beliefs; yet it is to Godwin's supper that we owe this diverting palinodia.

    Studies in Literature and History

  • That he wrote under a certain restraint is plain from the Colophon of his book, where he says: "Nihil autem hic ita assertum volo, quod aequiori judicio Catholicae Christi Ecclesiae non omnino submittam, palinodia mox spontanea emendaturus, si erroris alicubi convincar."

    Among My Books First Series

  • But when French liberty metamorphosed herself into a fury, he sent back these presents with a palinodia, declaring his abhorrence of their proceedings: and since then he has been perhaps more than enough an Anti-Gallican.

    Biographia Literaria

  • _palinodia_ the Italian makes no effort to discover, and would not, perhaps, accept.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2

  • CXXXIX, 532, #19) concerning the erroneous substitution of "suscepisti" for "suscepturus" in the verse "Tu ad liberandum suscepturus hominem", etc., in what he styles "Dei palinodia quam composuit Hilarius Pictaviensis episcopus".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

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