Pindar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pindar Greek lyric poet remembered for his odes (518?-438? BC)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pindar (Bot) The peanut (Arachis hypog├Ža); -- so called in the West Indies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Pindar Same as pinder.
    • n Pindar Same as pindal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. piendel,

Usage

In literature:

She flourished about 490 B.C., and was a contemporary of Pindar.
"Woman's Work in Music" by Arthur Elson
The bard who furnished the English songs for this collection was a certain Dr. Wolcot, known as Peter Pindar.
"Robert Burns" by Principal Shairp
You think Pindar wrote that carelessly?
"Aratra Pentelici, Seven Lectures on the Elements of Sculpture" by John Ruskin
Byron's mistake about Hallam in the Pindar story may be worth placing among absurdities.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
You think Pindar wrote that carelessly?
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
Do our readers remember Horace's description of Pindar?
"Spare Hours" by John Brown
He would thus have been some forty-nine years younger than his uncle Simonides, and some fifteen years younger than Pindar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
In the mouth of Pindar, life might be called a dream, and it would but pass for the effusion of poetic melancholy.
"The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831" by Various
Homer, Pindar, Socrates, Phocion, associate themselves fitly in our memory with the geography and climate of Greece.
"Nature" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pindar's Odes translated, 69.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Every minor poet, no matter however feeble his poetical wings might be, endeavoured to fly with Pindar.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
Spenser has been compared to Pindar, and contrasted with Cervantes.
"Spenser" by R. W. Church
Read by the side of the poetry of the Psalms, the lyrics of Pindar seem almost provincial.
"The Christian View of the Old Testament" by Frederick Carl Eiselen
Poseidon, according to Pindar, loved Pelops; Zeus, besides Ganymede, was said to have carried off Chrysippus.
"A Problem in Greek Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
During his exile he met with the works of Pindar, and determined to reproduce their lofty lyric passion in English.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Dryden's defence of the manner in which Pindar has been made to speak English by Cowley, cannot be sustained.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 354, April 1845" by Various
With such monstrosities in metre, he had the courage to proclaim himself a modern Pindar.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
Solon, Sophocles, Pindar, Anacreon, and Xenophon were octogenarians.
"Rambles in Womanland" by Max O'Rell
Sweeter were they than ought he had ever read in Pindar's page, and more sublime than even Homer's hymns.
"Valeria" by William Henry Withrow
It is still the most complete edition of Pindar that we have.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
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In poetry:

With Eld thy chain of days is one:
The seas are still Homeric seas;
Thy sky shall glow with Pindar's sun,
The stars of Socrates!
"Heritage" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
In Doig's tower, whar aft and lang
The mingling notes o' learning rang;
And aft her fav'rite minstrel sang;
In varied key;
Wi' Horace saft! wi' Homer strang,
Wi' Pindar hie!
"On The Death Of David Doig, LL. D. Master Of The Grammar School, Stirling" by Hector MacNeill
Pindar and Damon scorn transition,
So on he ran a new division;
Till out of breath he turn'd to spit; (Chance often helps us more than wit)
Th' other that lucky moment took, Just nick'd the time, broke in, and spoke.
"The Conversation. A Tale" by Matthew Prior

In news:

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Photo credit GAD Pindar .
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The new partnership, named TNL GAC Pindar , is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.
GAC Pindar has entered a partnership with freight forwarder TNL International to offer specialized marine leisure logistics services to the growing Australasian market.
The new partnership, named TNL GAC Pindar , is based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Pindar Integrates Alfaprint's ADAM.
Ben Walsh fought hard starting on the hill for Westhill but the visiting Yellow Jackets scored three runs in the top of the first, highlighted by a 2-run double from Chris Pindar.
English artist Julian Pindar Hume's pristine scene of a bird kingdom in third-century Maui looks as lush and inviting as Eden.
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