heroic poem

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heroic poem a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
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Quotations

  • John Milton
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    “Let those who would write heroic poems make their life an heroic poem.”

Usage

In literature:

He knew that whoever would write a heroic poem must first live a heroic life.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
The universe itself is a grand Heroic Poem.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863" by Various
The poem does not prove Hill to be a poet, but it shows his command of the heroic couplet.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
Opening the issue is an excellent poem in heroic couplets by Mrs. Stella L. Tully of Mountmellick, Ireland, a new member of the United.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Satan is the most heroic subject that ever was chosen for a poem; and the execution is as perfect as the design is lofty.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
Dryden's next poem in heroic couplets was in a different strain.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
This heroic act was the subject of several poems, including the well-known ballad by Mrs. Hemans.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
One day he commences a heroic poem, which terminates the next in a rebus or sonnet.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
The honor of producing the first heroic poem in Roman literature belongs to Cn.
"Studies in the Poetry of Italy, I. Roman" by Frank Justus Miller
In large bold outlines, the whole story which he intended to glorify in a simple, heroic poem, stood out before his inward eye.
"Ekkehard. Vol. II (of II)." by Joseph Victor Scheffel
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In poetry:

He has written some fine pieces of poetry in his time,
Especially the May Queen, which is really sublime;
Also the gallant charge of the Light Brigade-
A most heroic poem, and beautifully made.
"Death and Burial of Lord Tennyson" by William Topaz McGonagall

In science:

Even before 2000 years tamils had heroic poetry Purananuru (28th poem) about the war fare methods. In that poem mention was made about 8 types of disability.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
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