Pindarism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pindarism Imitation of Pindar.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pindarism Imitation of Pindar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pindarism imitation of Pindar
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Usage

In literature:

Pindar could do justice to the exploits of the day.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, June 25, 1919" by Various
CORIN`NA, a poetess of ancient Greece, born in Boeotia; friend and rival of Pindar; only a few fragments of her poetry remain.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
PINDAR, BY ABRAHAM MOORE, Part II, Boards.
"Notes & Queries, No. 6. Saturday, December 8, 1849" by Various
His precocity attracted the notice of Dr. Wolcot ("Peter Pindar"), who introduced him to Reynolds.
"McClure's Magazine, Volume VI, No. 3. February 1896" by Various
After the death of Antiope, Theseus married Phaedra, having a son by Antiope named Hippolytus, or Demophoon, according to Pindar.
"Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)" by Plutarch
For Pindar's reference see Pyth.
"Ancient Town-Planning" by F. Haverfield
But if there could be any doubt of the success of this new hand, it was quickly removed by the conduct of Peter Pindar himself.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Hesiod and Pindar also make mention of this tradition.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Pindar, as characterized by Mrs. Browning, 68.
"The Booklover and His Books" by Harry Lyman Koopman
Old Peter Pindar is just dead: what will the old King and he say to each other?
"Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends" by John Keats
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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:

GAC Pindar Teams Up with TNL International.
Photo credit GAD Pindar .
GAC Pindar forms a new venture with global freight forwarder TNL International to offer specialist marine leisure logistics services.
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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