Secular poem

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Secular poem a hymn or poem composed for the secular games, or sung or rehearsed at those games.
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Usage

In literature:

In Provence, in France and Germany, every poem was set to music, and thus, simultaneously with the lyrical art, secular music was evolved.
"The Evolution of Love" by Emil Lucka
The wide space occupied by Nature in the secular poems of the Goliardi is remarkable.
"Wine, Women, and Song" by Various
Occasionally there are secular poems of modern and universal interest among them.
"The Literature of Ecstasy" by Albert Mordell
Secular teaching is as distinct from theology as a poem from a sermon.
"English Secularism" by George Jacob Holyoake
Of the secular poems now brought before our English public in so beautiful a dress, we would attempt a slight analysis of contents.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
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