Definition of Prologues

1. Noun. (plural of prologue) ¹



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Definition of Prologues

1. prologue [v] - See also: prologue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prologues

prologed
prologing
prologise
prologist
prologists
prologize
prologized
prologizer
prologizes
prologizing
prologomenon
prologomenons
prologs
prologue
prologued
prologues (current term)
prologuing
prologuize
prologuized
prologuizes
prologuizing
prolong
prolongable
prolongate
prolongation
prolongational reduction
prolongational reductions
prolongations
prolonge
prolonge knot

Literary usage of Prologues

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1. A Study of the Prologue and Epilogue in English Literature from Shakespeare by George Spencer Bower (1884)
"Epilogues depart from their primitive intention—The Rehearsal on the prologues and epilogues of " Poet Bayes"—prologues acquire an independent ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"THE prologues OF EURIPIDES From 'The Frogs ' [The point of the following selection lies in the monotony of both narrative style and metre in Euripides's ..."

3. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1900)
"The epilogue for this play was written by Dryden, and will be found among the prologues and Epilogues printed in this volume. This play was doubtless chosen ..."

4. A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward (1899)
"Before we pass from Dryden to lesser writers, a special His Pro- word should be said concerning his prologues and Epilogues'. The freedom of expression ..."

5. The Prologue in the Old French and Provençal Mystery by David Hobart Carnahan (1905)
"Six mysteries with eleven prologues. Total number of lines, 532. The other mysteries, 79, 82 and 87, have no regular prologues. In [84], the speech of the ..."

6. Notes on the Early History of the Vulgate Gospels by John Chapman (1908)
"BEFORE entering upon the history of the prologues in the MSS., ... The prologues to John and Luke contain also introductions to the Apocalypse and the Acts ..."

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