Definition of Balladists

1. balladist [n] - See also: balladist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balladists

ballad operas
ballade
balladed
balladeer
balladeered
balladeering
balladeers
ballader
balladers
ballades
balladic
balladin
ballading
balladins
balladist
balladists (current term)
balladlike
balladmonger
balladmongers
balladries
balladry
ballads
ballan
ballans
ballant
ballanted
ballants
ballarag
ballaragged
ballaragging

Literary usage of Balladists

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On Translating Homer by Matthew Arnold (1896)
"But, after all, Homer is not a better poet than the balladists, because he has taken in the hexameter a better instrument; he took this instrument because ..."

2. On the Study of Celtic Literature ; And, On Translating Homer by Matthew Arnold (1883)
"... I turn round in desperation upon them and upon the balladists who have misled them, and I exclaim: " Compared with you, Milton is Homer's double; ..."

3. The Scottish Antiquary, Or, Northern Notes & Queries edited by Arthur Washington Cornelius Hallen, John Horne Stevenson (1897)
"Bold antique type, paper, and antique paper-cover assist in making the book attractive and pleasant to read. The balladists, by John Geddie, ‘Famous Scots ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1889)
"... round in desperation upon them and upon the balladists who have misled them, and I exclaim, ' Compared with you, Milton is Homer's double ' ". ..."

5. Essays in Criticism by Matthew Arnold (1866)
"He is, indeed, rather to be classed with Milton than with the balladists and Scott; ... far better than by anything of the balladists, by such things as the ..."

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