Definition of Eclogues

1. Noun. (plural of eclogue) ¹



2. Noun. a series of pastoral poems by Virgil ¹

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Definition of Eclogues

1. eclogue [n] - See also: eclogue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eclogues

eclipsing
eclipsing binary
eclipsis
eclipsises
ecliptic
ecliptical
ecliptick
ecliptics
eclog
eclogite
eclogites
eclogitic
eclogitized
eclogs
eclogue
eclogues (current term)
eclose
eclosed
ecloses
eclosing
eclosion
eclosions
eclosure
ecmnesia
ecmnesic
eco
eco-
eco-defence
eco-defense
eco-friendly

Literary usage of Eclogues

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1. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1891)
"class, that of his eclogues *and pastorals, — a * 258 form of the drama which may be recognized at least as early as the time of Juan de la Enzina. ..."

2. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1892)
"When Spenser planned " The Shepheardes Calender," English writers had paid little attention to eclogues. pastoral poetry. ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1779)
"This theory the Author of the following eclogues has endeavoured to exemplify. ... eclogues is prefixed no other introduction than the following ..."

4. The Teaching of Latin and Greek in the Secondary School by Charles Edwin Bennett, George Prentice Bristol (1911)
"Should Virgil's eclogues be read in the Secondary Schools ? ... The considerations urged against reading the eclogues are probably familiar. ..."

5. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1858)
"Oriental eclogues. W ritten originally for the Entertainment of the Ladies ... This edition of Collins' eclogues bears date the year after the poct'H death. ..."

6. History of Spanish and Portuguese Literature by Friedrich Bouterwek (1823)
"After transforming all sorts of occasional poems into eclogues, they at least endeavoured to give these factitious eclogues a pastoral character. ..."

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