Definition of Choliambs
1. choliamb [n] - See also: choliamb
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choliambs
Literary usage of Choliambs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Metres of the Greeks and Romans: A Manual for Schools and Private Study by Eduard Munk (1844)
"... or limping verses, sca- zons or choliambs). The Ionian lyric poetry is followed by the Aeolian, partaking of the passionateness and vehemence, ..."
2. A History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1873)
"... choliambs, Sapphic strophes etc.) preceding, and those in elegiacs (epigrams) preceding: Ï-'.-'.. '...' c. 65—68 form the transition to the second part, ..."
3. Berliner philologische Wochenschrift (1908)
"... und Interpunktion des choliambs; С Bau des choliambs; D Verhältnis des ... rhythmische Erklärung des choliambs); ..."