Definition of Iambist

1. a poet who writes iambic verse [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iambist

iPrSGal
iTouch
iTouches
iWar
iWars
iaido
iamatology
iamb
iambi
iambic
iambic pentameter
iambical
iambically
iambick
iambics
iambist (current term)
iambists
iambize
iambized
iambizes
iambizing
iambs
iambus
iambuses
ianfu
ianthina
ianthine
ianthinite
iatraliptic
iatraliptics

Literary usage of Iambist

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1. An Aristotelian Theory of Comedy: With an Adaptation of the Poetics, and a by Lane Cooper (1922)
"... uity as a mere ' iambist '; but in any case the later plays of Aristophanes — for example, the revised Plutus — could not by any stretch of imagination ..."

2. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1899)
"Standing forward, against particular persons exhibited or denounced by their names, with a malignity of personal slander not inferior to the iambist ..."

3. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1899)
"We find in this early iambist the same sympathy with industry and its due rewards which are observable in Hesiod, together with a still more melancholy ..."

4. The tenth and twelfth books of the Institutions of Quintilian by Quintilian, Henry Simmons Frieze (1873)
"... of Ceos, BC 600 ; to be distinguished from the iambist Simonides of Samos, mentioned in note on § 69. ..."

5. History of Greece by George Grote (1861)
"Standing forward, against particular persons exhibited or denounced by their names, with a malignity of personal slander not inferior to the iambist ..."

6. A History Of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close Of the Generation by George Grote (1869)
"We find in this early iambist the same sympathy with industry and its due rewards, which is observable in Hesiod, together with a still more melancholy ..."

7. A History of Classical Greek Literature by John Pentland Mahaffy (1895)
"wisdom, of experience, which the lonian elegist and iambist had substituted for the calm of old epic recitation; the common choric song in honour of the ..."

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